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Re: 7.3.1 New install, large queries are slow

From: Curt Sampson <cjs(at)cynic(dot)net>
To: Ron Johnson <ron(dot)l(dot)johnson(at)cox(dot)net>
Cc: PgSQL Performance ML <pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: 7.3.1 New install, large queries are slow
Date: 2003-01-28 10:54:50
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On Tue, 27 Jan 2003, Ron Johnson wrote:

> [read-ahead detection stuff deleted]
> It wouldn't work well, though, in a client-server DB like Postgres,
> which, in a busy multi-user system, is constantly hitting different
> parts of different files.

It works great. You just do it on a file-descriptor by file-descriptor

Unfortunately, I don't know of any OSes that detect backwards scans.

Curt Sampson  <cjs(at)cynic(dot)net>   +81 90 7737 2974
    Don't you know, in this new Dark Age, we're all light.  --XTC

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