On Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 9:31 PM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
> Sergey Konoplev <gray...@gmail.com> writes:
>> On Wed, Oct 23, 2013 at 11:03 PM, Abhijit Menon-Sen <a...@2ndquadrant.com> 
>> wrote:
>>> This is a slightly reworked version of the patch submitted by Richard
>>> Poole last month, which was based on Christian Kruse's earlier patch.
>> Is it possible that this patch will be included in a minor version of
>> 9.3? IMHO hugepages is a very important ability that postgres lost in
>> 9.3, and it would be great to have it back ASAP.
> Say what?  There's never been any hugepages support in Postgres.

There were an ability to back shared memory with hugepages when using
<=9.2. I use it on ~30 servers for several years and it brings 8-17%
of performance depending on the memory size. Here you will find
several paragraphs of the description about how to do it
Just search for the 'hugepages' word on the page.

Kind regards,
Sergey Konoplev
PostgreSQL Consultant and DBA

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