On Sun, Mar 11, 2018 at 2:27 AM, Pavan Deolasee
> On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 12:11 AM, Claudio Freire <klaussfre...@gmail.com>
>> On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 2:54 PM, Pavan Deolasee <pavan.deola...@gmail.com>
>> > So yes, the benefits of the patch go down with higher number of clients,
>> > but
>> > it does not entirely vanish.
>> What if you implement my suggestion?
>> That should improve the multi-client case considerably.
> Yes, I will try that next - it seems like a good idea. So the idea would be:
> check if the block is still the rightmost block and the insertion-key is
> greater than the first key in the page. If those conditions are satisfied,
> then we do a regular binary search within the page to find the correct
> location. This might add an overhead of binary search when keys are strictly
> ordered and a single client is inserting the data. If that becomes a
> concern, we might be able to look for that special case too and optimise for
> it too.
Yeah, pretty much that's the idea. Beware, if the new item doesn't
fall in the rightmost place, you still need to check for serialization