Re: Retronym: s/magnetic disk/main data/

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Thomas Munro <thomas(dot)munro(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Retronym: s/magnetic disk/main data/
Date: 2019-04-04 13:41:17
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On Thu, Apr 04, 2019 at 05:49:36PM +1300, Thomas Munro wrote:
> Hello,
> I propose that in v13 we redefine "MD" (from md.c) to mean "main data"
> (instead of "magnetic disk"). That's the standard storage layout for
> typical table and index AMs. As opposed to the proposed undo and SLRU
> SMGRs that provide layouts specialised for different life cycles.

Maybe we could use dd for "diamagnetic data" ;)

David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
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