On Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 1:46 PM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote: > I don't think the runtime overhead is likely to be all that high - if > you look at valgrind.supp the peformancecritical parts basically are: > - pgstat_send - the context switching is going to drown out some zeroing > - xlog insertions - making the crc computation more predictable would > actually be nice > - reorderbuffer serialization - zeroing won't be a material part of the > cost > > The rest is mostly bootstrap or python related. > > There might be cases where we *don't* unconditionally do the zeroing - > e.g. I'm doubtful about the sinval stuff where we currently only > conditionally clear - but the stuff in valgrind.supp seems fine.
Naturally you'll be wanting to conclusively demonstrate this with benchmarks on multiple workloads, platforms, and concurrency levels. Right? :-) -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers