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Re: Read/Write block sizes

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: "Jeffrey W(dot) Baker" <jwbaker(at)acm(dot)org>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Guy Thornley <guy(at)esphion(dot)com>,Steve Poe <spoe(at)sfnet(dot)cc>, Chris Browne <cbbrowne(at)acm(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Read/Write block sizes
Date: 2005-08-25 19:45:03
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> Ask me sometime about my replacement for GNU sort.  It uses the same
> sorting algorithm, but it's an order of magnitude faster due to better
> I/O strategy.  Someday, in my infinite spare time, I hope to demonstrate
> that kind of improvement with a patch to pg.

Since we desperately need some improvements in sort performance, I do hope 
you follow up on this.


Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco

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