On 2014-05-30 12:00:47 +0100, Simon Riggs wrote: > On 12 May 2014 08:15, Andres Freund <and...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: > > >> But I concur that in practice, if you're dealing with 16TB tables, it's > >> time > >> to partition. > > > > Well, we need to improve our partitioning for that to be viable for all > > relations. Not having usable foreign and unique keys makes it a pita in > > some cases. > > As discussed, declarative partitioning is on the roadmap for this next > release, so I would say lets just document that tablesizes above 16TB > don't report correctly and move on.
I doubt we'll fix all the snags - like foreign keys, unique keys, etc - that partitioning has in this release... Introducing a blocknumber type seems easy and mechanical enough. Greetings, Andres Freund -- Andres Freund http://www.2ndQuadrant.com/ PostgreSQL Development, 24x7 Support, Training & Services -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers