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Re: The shared buffers challenge

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Greg Smith <greg(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Merlin Moncure <mmoncure(at)gmail(dot)com>, postgres performance list <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: The shared buffers challenge
Date: 2011-05-27 19:04:21
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On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 2:47 PM, Greg Smith <greg(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> wrote:
> Any attempt to make a serious change to the documentation around performance
> turns into a bikeshedding epic, where the burden of proof to make a change
> is too large to be worth the trouble to me anymore.  I first started
> publishing tuning papers outside of the main docs because it was the path of
> least resistance to actually getting something useful in front of people.
>  After failing to get even basic good recommendations for
> checkpoint_segments into the docs, I completely gave up on focusing there as
> my primary way to spread this sort of information.

Hmm.  That's rather unfortunate.  +1 for revisiting that topic, if you
have the energy for it.

Robert Haas
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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