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RE: Plans for solving the VACUUM problem

From: Don Baccus <dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com>
To: "Mikheev, Vadim" <vmikheev(at)SECTORBASE(dot)COM>, "'Hannu Krosing'" <hannu(at)tm(dot)ee>
Cc: Zeugswetter Andreas SB <ZeugswetterA(at)wien(dot)spardat(dot)at>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Hiroshi Inoue <Inoue(at)tpf(dot)co(dot)jp>, Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: RE: Plans for solving the VACUUM problem
Date: 2001-05-29 17:55:33
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At 10:49 AM 5/29/01 -0700, Mikheev, Vadim wrote:

>> I know people who rollback most of their transactions
>> (actually they use it to emulate temp tables when reporting). 
>Shouldn't they use TEMP tables? -:)

Which is a very good point.  Pandering to poor practice at the
expense of good performance for better-designed applications
isn't a good idea.

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