Greg Stark <st...@mit.edu> writes: > I think this is a particularly old piece of code and we're lucky the > default heuristics have served well for all this time because I doubt > many people fiddle with these storage attributes. The time may have > come to come up with a better UI for the storage attributes because > people are doing new things (like json) and wanting more control over > this heuristic.
Yeah, I could get behind a basic rethinking of the tuptoaster control knobs. I'm just not in love with Simon's specific proposal, especially not if we can't think of a better name for it than "MAINU". > For what it's worth I think a good start would be to give people more > visibility into what the tuptoaster heuristic is actually doing to > their data and that will encourage people to give feedback about when > they're surprised and are frustrated by the existing UI. Hm, what might that look like exactly? More pgstattuple functionality perhaps? regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers