On Wed, Aug 08, 2007 at 06:05:06PM +0530, Pavan Deolasee wrote: > If HOT gets into 8.3, we might need a GUC to set database wide heap > fillfactor to an appropriate value. The only way to so today is compile > time value of DEFAULT_HEAP_FILLFACTOR. HOT works much > better if there is atleast one tuple worth of free space in each block. > Otherwise atleast the first UPDATE in each block would be a COLD > update. > > Should we consider adding such a GUC now ? I searched through > archives, but did not find any strong objection to doing so in the past. > But I might have missed something. Comments ?
ISTM if we add one for tables we should add one for indexes as well... Or do we want different fill factors for different index methods? -- Decibel!, aka Jim Nasby [EMAIL PROTECTED] EnterpriseDB http://enterprisedb.com 512.569.9461 (cell)
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