On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 5:12 PM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote:

> On 2015-10-30 16:28:22 +0300, Alexander Korotkov wrote:
> > pinunpin-cas-original-fix.patch is just original patch by Andres Freund
> > with fixed bug which causes hang.
> > Performance comparison on 72-cores Intel server in attached. On this
> > machine we see no regression in version of patch in previous letter.
> So pinunpin-cas-original-fix is my version with a bug fixed, and
> pinunpin-cas is what exactly? Your earlier version with the xadd +
> cmpxchg?

pinunpin-cas is still just cmpxchg with no xadd. It contain just minor

Refactored version of atomic state patch is attached. The changes are
> following:
> 1) Macros are used for access refcount and usagecount.
> 2) likely/unlikely were removed. I think introducing of likely/unlikely
> should be a separate patch since it touches portability. Also, I didn't see
> any performance effect of this.
> 3) LockBufHdr returns the state after taking lock. Without using atomic
> increments it still can save some loops on skip atomic value reading.

I compare them just to show there is no regression because of these changes.

> The results look pretty good. Could you give a few more details about
> the hardware and workload (i.e. cpu model number + scale)?

It is 4 socket Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E7-8890 v3 @ 2.50GHz, 2 Tb of memory,
all data in shared_buffers, 1000 scale factor, -M prepared, pgbench runs on
the same maching through unix socket.

> So the plan would be to finish cleaning this up into a committable
> shape?


Alexander Korotkov
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