On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 2:23 PM, Jim Nasby <j...@nasby.net> wrote:
> On 2/8/12 6:17 AM, Christian Nicolaisen wrote:
>> We have some tables with documents and their metadata (filename, filetype,
>> etc).
>> Most of the time we just want to get the metadata (filename, filetype,
>> etc) and not the document itself.
>> In this case it would be nice to have the metadata (which wouldn't end up
>> on the TOAST) on a fast array (SSD-based),
>> and put the filedata on a slow array (HDD-based). It's probably possible
>> to have two tables one for metadata and one
>> for the extra file, but this is a workaround.
> Did you intend to post a patch? Because nothing was attached. Also, if
> you're submitting a patch you should add it to the next commitfest.

He was commenting on the possible utility of a previously-submitted
patch, which got pushed off because we weren't sure it was good for

Robert Haas
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