On 2016-05-19 19:38:02 -0700, Peter Geoghegan wrote: > On Wed, May 18, 2016 at 6:25 AM, Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> wrote: > > currently we IIRC use linearly sorted datums for the search in > > individual btree nodes. Not surprisingly that's often one of the > > dominant entries in profiles. We could probably improve upon that by > > using an order more optimized for efficient binary search. > > Did you ever try running a pgbench SELECT benchmark, having modified > things such that all PKs are on columns that are not of type > int4/int8, but rather are of type numeric? It's an interesting > experiment, that I've been meaning to re-run on a big box.
> Obviously this will be slower than an equivalent plain pgbench SELECT, > but the difference may be smaller than you expect. I'm not sure what that has to do with the topic? - Andres -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers