> Under Oracle, NOWAIT is an asynchronous commit... anyone that uses it
> should understand that it's still not on-disk and that they can lose
> it in the event of a failure.  That's what Oracle's docs even say.
> It's just a risk vs. reward trade off.

You're missing my point, which is that nobody has demonstrated that there 
is any real performance gain from this.  I see no reason to implement it 
if there is no performance gain.


Josh Berkus
PostgreSQL @ Sun
San Francisco

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