On Jun 22, 2009, at 11:06 AM, Andreas Jung wrote:
> On 22.06.09 16:56, Pedro Ferreira wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> We occasionally get some messages like this in the logs:
>> 2009-06-22T14:12:42 (30651/18.104.22.168:35787) Transaction blocked
>> waiting for storage. Clients waiting: 1.
>> But today we eventually got to:
>> 2009-06-22T16:00:11 (30651/22.214.171.124:53416) Transaction blocked
>> waiting for storage. Clients waiting: 204.
>> Which lasted some minutes. During that time, our system seemed to
>> even if it was possible to connect to the db through the command
>> It eventually went back to normal by itself.
>> Any clue on what might have caused this?
> The reason is likely a long running transaction. Since the storage
> is single-threaded, a long running transaction will block pending
No, the storage server is only blocked in the very last stage of a two-
phase commit, not for the entire duration of the transaction.
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