On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 5:41 AM, Constantin S. Pan <kva...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Mar 2016 08:42:26 -0400
> David Steele <da...@pgmasters.net> wrote:
> > On 2/18/16 10:10 AM, Constantin S. Pan wrote:
> > > On Wed, 17 Feb 2016 23:01:47 +0300
> > > Oleg Bartunov <obartu...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >> My feedback is (Mac OS X 10.11.3)
> > >>
> > >> set gin_parallel_workers=2;
> > >> create index message_body_idx on messages using gin(body_tsvector);
> > >> LOG: worker process: parallel worker for PID 5689 (PID 6906) was
> > >> terminated by signal 11: Segmentation fault
> > >
> > > Fixed this, try the new patch. The bug was in incorrect handling
> > > of some GIN categories.
> > Oleg, it looks like Constantin has updated to patch to address the
> > issue you were seeing. Do you have time to retest and review?
> > Thanks,
> Actually, there was some progress since. The patch is
> 1. Added another GUC parameter for changing the amount of
> shared memory for parallel GIN workers.
> 2. Changed the way results are merged. It uses shared memory
> message queue now.
> 3. Tested on some real data (GIN index on email message body
> tsvectors). Here are the timings for different values of
> 'gin_shared_mem' and 'gin_parallel_workers' on a 4-CPU
> machine. Seems 'gin_shared_mem' has no visible effect.
> wnum mem(MB) time(s)
> 0 16 247
> 1 16 256
It seems from you data that with 1 worker, you are always seeing slowdown,
have you investigated the reason of same?