On Fri, 10 Oct 2003, Josh Berkus wrote:

> Bruce,
> > Yes.  If you were doing multiple WAL writes before transaction fsync,
> > you would be fsyncing every write, rather than doing two writes and
> > fsync'ing them both.  I wonder if larger transactions would find
> > open_sync slower?
> Want me to test?   I've got an ide-based test machine here, and the TPCC 
> databases.

Just make sure the drive's write cache is disabled.

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