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From: jwieck(at)debis(dot)com (Jan Wieck)
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org (PostgreSQL HACKERS)
Subject: Speedups
Date: 1998-03-04 15:43:03
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    just to let anyone know:

    I  did  some analyzing and searched for areas that could gain
    more speedups  for  6.4.   First  I  had  something  like  an
    optimizer cache in mind (planner remembers parsetree and if a
    subsequent parsetree only differs in const values, substitute
    consts  by params and reuse saved plans instead of creating a
    new plan all the time).

    But this is what I got for the complete regression test (only
    queries that went through the planner counted):

        Parsing and rule rewriting    14 %
        Optimizer and planning         6 %
        Query execution               80 %
        Total time in backend        100 %

    It  clearly  shows  that  there's  no  need  to  speedup  the
    optimizer.  The parser and the executor  are  the  ones  that
    consume  the  time.   Making  the  planner/optimizer  smarter
    resulting better plans faster to execute is the way.



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