I have seen no one do peroformance testing of this, so it seems it will
have to wait for 8.4.


Gregory Stark wrote:
> "Tom Lane" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 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 will take some thinking before it's even clear what we should be measuring.
> The "optimal" value will depend heavily on the usage pattern so the best value
> for the default will be something hand-wavy like "the smallest tuple size
> where the cost of a select including the column is greater than the time saved
> on a select not including the column" or something like that.
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