Chris Browne <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Tom Lane) writes:
>> What I would definitely like to see for 8.3 is some performance testing
>> done to determine whether we ought to change the current defaults.
>> (Both TOAST_TUPLES_PER_PAGE and EXTERN_TUPLES_PER_PAGE ought to be looked
>> at.)

> It seems to me that changing the denominator from 4 to something
> somewhat higher (16 comes to mind) would probably be "the patch," and
> would likely be useful for a fair number of cases.  I'd really like to
> see something like this (e.g. - something that would start TOASTing
> for, say, tuples > 500 bytes) in 8.3; this seems to me to have the
> potential to be a significant optimization that would be VERY cheap to
> implement.  "Low hanging fruit," so to speak.

So let's see some performance measurements to back up that intuition.

                        regards, tom lane

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