Simon Riggs wrote:
> EnterpriseDB has been running a research project to improve the
> performance of heavily updated tables. We have a number of approaches
> prototyped and we'd like to discuss the best of these now on -hackers
> for community input and patch submission to PostgreSQL core.
Excellent! It would certainly be good for use cases like:
- session data from web (or similar) applications
- real time summary tables maintained by triggers
to "just work", as (certainly in the case of the first one) quite a few
folks have been bitten by exactly the issue you describe.