"scott.marlowe" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Yes, previously run query should be faster, if it fits in kernel
> cache.

Or the PostgreSQL buffer cache.

> Plus, the design of Postgresql is such that it would have to do a
> LOT of cache checking to see if there were any updates to the
> underlying data between selects.

Last I checked (which was a while ago, admittedly), the MySQL design
completely purges the query cache for a relation whenever that
relation is mentioned in an INSERT, UPDATE, or DELETE. When this was
discussed (check the -hackers archives for more), IIRC the consensus
was that it's not worth implementing it if we can't do better than


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