Re: shared-memory based stats collector

From: Tomas Vondra <tomas(dot)vondra(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Kyotaro HORIGUCHI <horiguchi(dot)kyotaro(at)lab(dot)ntt(dot)co(dot)jp>
Cc: andres(at)anarazel(dot)de, a(dot)zakirov(at)postgrespro(dot)ru, alvherre(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com, ah(at)cybertec(dot)at, magnus(at)hagander(dot)net, robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com, tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: shared-memory based stats collector
Date: 2019-04-10 09:13:27
Message-ID: 20190410091327.fpnvjbuu74dzxizl@development
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On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 09:39:29AM +0900, Kyotaro HORIGUCHI wrote:
>At Tue, 9 Apr 2019 17:03:33 +0200, Tomas Vondra <tomas(dot)vondra(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> wrote in <20190409150333(dot)5iashyjxm5jmraml(at)development>
>> Unfortunately, now that we're past code freeze it's clear this is a
>> PG12
>> matter now :-(
>>
>> I personally consider this to be very worthwhile & beneficial
>> improvement,
>> but I agree with Andres the patch did not quite get to committable
>> state
>> in the last CF. Conidering how sensitive part it touches, I suggest we
>> try
>> to get it committed early in the PG13 cycle. I'm willing to spend some
>> time on doing test/benchmarks and reviewing the code, if needed.
>
>I'm very happy to be told that. Actually the code was a rush work
>(mainly for reverting refactoring) and left some stupid
>mistakes. I'm going through on the patch again and polish code.
>

While reviewing the patch I've always had issue with evaluating how it
behaves for various scenarios / workloads. The reviews generally did one
specific benchmark, but I find that unsatisfactory. I wonder whether if
we could develop a small set of more comprehensive workloads for this
patch (i.e. different numbers of objects, access patterns, ...).

regards

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Tomas Vondra http://www.2ndQuadrant.com
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