From: Andrey Borodin <x4mmm(at)yandex-team(dot)ru>
To: Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnaka(at)iki(dot)fi>
Cc: Thomas Munro <thomas(dot)munro(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Костя Кузнецов <chapaev28(at)ya(dot)ru>
Subject: Re: GiST VACUUM
Date: 2018-08-06 18:12:00
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PFA v16.

> 5 авг. 2018 г., в 21:45, Andrey Borodin <x4mmm(at)yandex-team(dot)ru> написал(а):
>> 5 авг. 2018 г., в 16:18, Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnaka(at)iki(dot)fi> написал(а):
>> Hmm. A ListCell is 16 bytes, plus the AllocChunk header, 16 bytes. 32
>> bytes per internal page in total, while a bitmap consumes one bit per page, leaf or internal. If I'm doing
>> my math right, assuming the ratio of leaf pages vs internal pages is
>> 1:200, a List actually consumes more memory than a bitmap; 256 bits per
>> internal page, vs. 200 bits. An array, with 4 bytes per block number,
>> would be the winner here.
> We do not know size of this array beforehand. I can implement normal ArrayList though (with repallocing array) or linked list of chunks. Or anything from data structures zoo.
> Or just stick with bitmap (my preferred way).
>>> But I have to note that default growth strategy of Bitmap is not good: we will be repallocing byte by byte.
>> True, that repallocing seems bad. You could force it to be pre-allocated
>> by setting the last bit. Or add a function to explicitly enlarge the bitmap.
> OK, I'll think of proper resize function (ensure capacity, to be precise).
Done. Added function bms_make_empty(int size)

Best regards, Andrey Borodin.

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0002-Delete-pages-during-GiST-VACUUM-v16.patch application/octet-stream 22.9 KB
0001-Physical-GiST-scan-in-VACUUM-v16.patch application/octet-stream 16.6 KB

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