Make nbtree keys unique by appending heap TID, suffix truncation

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Title Make nbtree keys unique by appending heap TID, suffix truncation
Topic Performance
Created 2018-08-31 16:27:31
Last modified 2019-03-25 17:05:12 (7 months, 3 weeks ago)
Latest email 2019-04-01 22:59:14 (7 months, 2 weeks ago)
Status
2019-03: Committed
2019-01: Moved to next CF
2018-11: Moved to next CF
2018-09: Moved to next CF
Target version 12
Authors Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan)
Reviewers Heikki Linnakangas (heikki), Andrey Lepikhov (lepikhov)Become reviewer
Committer Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan)
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Making all nbtree entries unique by having heap TIDs participate in comparisons
First at 2018-06-14 18:44:46 by Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie>
Latest at 2019-04-01 22:59:14 by Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie>
Latest attachment (always-split-after-new-item.patch) at 2019-04-01 22:59:14 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie>
    Attachment (always-split-after-new-item.patch) at 2019-04-01 22:59:14 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v18-heikki-0001-Refactor-nbtree-insertion-scankeys.patch) at 2019-03-18 11:59:45 from Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnaka at iki.fi> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v18-0005-Add-split-after-new-tuple-optimization.patch) at 2019-03-18 00:59:25 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v17-0001-Refactor-nbtree-insertion-scankeys.patch) at 2019-03-16 04:16:23 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v16-heikki-0001-Add-high-key-continuescan-optimization.patch) at 2019-03-14 11:00:25 from Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnaka at iki.fi> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (7000_wh_4_hours_patch_2.svg) at 2019-03-12 02:47:29 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: No)
    Attachment (v16-0007-DEBUG-Add-pageinspect-instrumentation.patch) at 2019-03-11 00:17:20 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v15-0001-Refactor-nbtree-insertion-scankeys.patch) at 2019-03-08 04:22:54 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (0008-DEBUG-Force-version-3-artificially.patch) at 2019-03-07 08:23:59 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v14-heikki-2-0001-Refactor-nbtree-insertion-scankeys.patch) at 2019-03-07 06:15:47 from Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnaka at iki.fi> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v14-0001-Refactor-nbtree-insertion-scankeys-HEIKKI-comments.patch) at 2019-03-05 11:37:08 from Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnaka at iki.fi> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v14-0001-Refactor-nbtree-insertion-scankeys.patch) at 2019-03-04 21:16:49 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v13-0006-Allow-tuples-to-be-relocated-from-root-by-amchec.patch) at 2019-02-26 04:31:17 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v12-0007-DEBUG-Add-pageinspect-instrumentation.patch) at 2019-02-11 20:54:30 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (nbtsplitloc.c) at 2019-01-28 15:31:56 from Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnaka at iki.fi> (Patch: No)
    Attachment (v11-0002-Paper-over-DEPENDENCY_INTERNAL_AUTO-bug-failures.patch) at 2019-01-24 01:44:41 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v10-0002-Add-pg_depend-index-scan-tiebreaker-column.patch) at 2019-01-09 00:47:55 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: No)
    Attachment (v9-0006-DEBUG-Add-pageinspect-instrumentation.patch) at 2018-12-04 03:10:37 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v8-0003-Pick-nbtree-split-points-discerningly.patch) at 2018-11-24 23:13:42 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v7-0005-Temporarily-paper-over-problematic-regress-output.patch) at 2018-11-13 01:47:45 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v6-0005-DEBUG-Add-pageinspect-instrumentation.patch) at 2018-10-03 23:39:24 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v5-0003-Allow-nbtree-to-use-ASC-heap-TID-attribute-order.patch) at 2018-09-19 18:23:11 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (v4-0001-Make-all-nbtree-index-tuples-have-unique-keys.patch) at 2018-09-12 18:11:18 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (collate_bug.tar.gz) at 2018-08-02 04:48:34 from Andrey Lepikhov <a.lepikhov at postgrespro.ru> (Patch: No)
    Attachment (dell-server.txt) at 2018-07-17 19:21:27 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: No)
    Attachment (v2-0001-Ensure-nbtree-leaf-tuple-keys-are-always-unique.patch) at 2018-07-02 17:43:30 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: Yes)
    Attachment (0001-Ensure-nbtree-leaf-tuple-keys-are-always-unique.patch) at 2018-06-14 18:44:46 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: No)

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When Who Mail Annotation
2018-08-31 16:29:57 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) From Peter Geoghegan <pg@bowt.ie>
at 2018-07-17 19:21:27
v3 of patch, plus benchmark information
2018-09-12 18:12:55 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) From Peter Geoghegan <pg@bowt.ie>
at 2018-09-12 18:11:18
v4 of the patch, which has the logic for picking a split point consider suffix truncation specifically
2018-09-19 18:29:37 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) From Peter Geoghegan <pg@bowt.ie>
at 2018-09-19 18:23:11
v5 of the patch, which greatly simplifies the logic to make picking a split point care about the needs of suffix truncation
2018-10-03 23:52:00 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) From Peter Geoghegan <pg@bowt.ie>
at 2018-10-03 23:39:24
v6 of the patch, which greatly helps with TPC-C index bloat, and fixes a significant regression against master with unique indexes
2018-11-13 01:50:01 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) From Peter Geoghegan <pg@bowt.ie>
at 2018-11-13 01:47:45
v7 of the patch, which adds pg_upgrade support, and sorts heap TIDs in ASC order
2018-11-24 23:17:33 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) From Peter Geoghegan <pg@bowt.ie>
at 2018-11-24 23:13:42
v8 of the patch, which properly addresses pg_depend-related test instability
2018-12-04 03:15:34 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) From Peter Geoghegan <pg@bowt.ie>
at 2018-12-04 03:10:37
v9 of the patch, which fixes the Windows build
2019-01-09 00:50:09 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) From Peter Geoghegan <pg@bowt.ie>
at 2019-01-09 00:47:55
v10 of the patch, which does some minor refactoring requested by Heikki
2019-01-24 01:48:27 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) From Peter Geoghegan <pg@bowt.ie>
at 2019-01-24 01:44:41
v11 of the patch, which entirely avoids buffer locking metapage and system catalog index pages in new and possibly risky ways
2019-02-11 20:58:59 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) From Peter Geoghegan <pg@bowt.ie>
at 2019-02-11 20:54:30
v12 of the patch, which tweaks the "cache binary search" mechanism used by unique index insertions, and improves test coverage
2019-02-14 20:26:49 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) From Peter Geoghegan <pg@bowt.ie>
at 2019-02-14 06:47:03
TPC-C style benchmark result that demonstrates the effectiveness of the patch at controlling index bloat, and its positive impact on performance in general
2019-02-26 04:34:39 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) From Peter Geoghegan <pg@bowt.ie>
at 2019-02-26 04:31:17
v13 of the patch, which takes a "top down" approach to page splits involving materializing all legal splits up front, per suggestion from Heikki
2019-03-04 21:20:53 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) From Peter Geoghegan <pg@bowt.ie>
at 2019-03-04 21:16:49
v14 of the patch, which makes some additional changes to how a split point is chosen based on recent feedback from Heikki
"Write amplification" is made worse by "getting tired" while inserting into nbtree secondary indexes (Was: Why B-Tree suffix truncation matters)
First at 2018-07-08 23:59:32 by Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie>
Latest at 2018-08-30 16:15:56 by Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie>
Latest attachment (testcase.sql) at 2018-07-08 23:59:32 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie>
    Attachment (testcase.sql) at 2018-07-08 23:59:32 from Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie> (Patch: No)

Annotations

When Who Mail Annotation
2018-09-02 23:31:06 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) From Peter Geoghegan <pg@bowt.ie>
at 2018-07-08 23:59:32
Motivating example. Master branch churn with many duplicates fails to recycle space. Patch is shown to fix the problem, leaving much smaller index.
On-disk compatibility for nbtree-unique-key enhancement
First at 2018-09-20 23:18:37 by Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie>
Latest at 2018-09-28 20:03:01 by Peter Geoghegan <pg at bowt.ie>
History
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2019-03-25 17:05:12 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Closed in commitfest 2019-03 with status: Committed
2019-03-25 17:05:12 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Changed committer to pgeoghegan
2019-03-18 23:13:52 Peter Eisentraut (petere) Removed petere from reviewers
2019-03-04 21:20:53 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Added annotation "v14 of the patch, which makes some additional changes to how a split point is chosen based on recent feedback from Heikki" to CAH2-Wz=Dhkbguk31kCgs62Uj6cqsQn3GA3SYBDp-FWidKncwYA@mail.gmail.com
2019-02-26 04:34:39 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Added annotation "v13 of the patch, which takes a "top down" approach to page splits involving materializing all legal splits up front, per suggestion from Heikki" to CAH2-Wzn3g7TyaU7C40heNM9fEaDAezECM0RC3e_MC+8CW7tk4g@mail.gmail.com
2019-02-21 02:22:01 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Removed pgeoghegan from reviewers
2019-02-21 02:21:57 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Added pgeoghegan as reviewer
2019-02-14 20:26:49 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Added annotation "TPC-C style benchmark result that demonstrates the effectiveness of the patch at controlling index bloat, and its positive impact on performance in general" to CAH2-WzmsK-1qVR8xC86DXv8U0cHwfPcuH6hhA740fCeEu3XsVg@mail.gmail.com
2019-02-11 20:58:59 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Added annotation "v12 of the patch, which tweaks the "cache binary search" mechanism used by unique index insertions, and improves test coverage" to CAH2-Wz=yTWnVu+HeHGKb2AGiADL9eprn-cKYAto4MkKOuiGtRQ@mail.gmail.com
2019-02-11 20:56:35 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) New status: Needs review
2019-02-07 21:20:19 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) New status: Waiting on Author
2019-02-07 21:19:44 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Changed reviewers to Heikki Linnakangas (heikki), Peter Eisentraut (petere), Andrey Lepikhov (lepikhov)
2019-02-07 21:19:44 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Changed targetversion to 12
2019-02-04 05:24:20 Michael Paquier (michael-kun) Closed in commitfest 2019-01 with status: Moved to next CF
2019-01-24 01:48:27 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Added annotation "v11 of the patch, which entirely avoids buffer locking metapage and system catalog index pages in new and possibly risky ways" to CAH2-Wzmr=kobQx11s7UvqjYVx9Y49GhPpVxL7C8S36ayTUqVWQ@mail.gmail.com
2019-01-09 00:50:41 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) New status: Needs review
2019-01-09 00:50:09 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Added annotation "v10 of the patch, which does some minor refactoring requested by Heikki" to CAH2-Wzm_nBWnbO8wG+zvHHF2QA9j=BOByXZcmhPK1PBii859Kg@mail.gmail.com
2019-01-04 09:41:41 Peter Eisentraut (petere) New status: Waiting on Author
2018-12-04 03:15:34 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Added annotation "v9 of the patch, which fixes the Windows build" to CAH2-Wz=apbKyaFhEfRN3UK_yXZ8DSE4Ybr0A3D87=4JWyy1QPA@mail.gmail.com
2018-12-01 12:09:47 Dmitry Dolgov (erthalion) Closed in commitfest 2018-11 with status: Moved to next CF
2018-11-24 23:17:33 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Added annotation "v8 of the patch, which properly addresses pg_depend-related test instability" to CAH2-WznXpL_1ybkNNj-29V6Jrd_p0KBpj2AN=xahBDiNaU1Kfg@mail.gmail.com
2018-11-13 01:50:01 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Added annotation "v7 of the patch, which adds pg_upgrade support, and sorts heap TIDs in ASC order" to CAH2-WzkOmUduME31QnuTFpimejuQoiZ-HOf0pOWeFZNhTMctvA@mail.gmail.com
2018-11-02 09:03:06 Andrey Lepikhov (lepikhov) Added lepikhov as reviewer
2018-10-03 23:52:00 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Added annotation "v6 of the patch, which greatly helps with TPC-C index bloat, and fixes a significant regression against master with unique indexes" to CAH2-WzkpKeZJrXvR_p7VSY1b-s85E3gHyTbZQzR0BkJ5LrWF_A@mail.gmail.com
2018-10-02 04:40:13 Michael Paquier (michael-kun) Closed in commitfest 2018-09 with status: Moved to next CF
2018-09-20 23:23:25 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Attached mail thread CAH2-WzmjgBz-RL2-nyPc+NRZnU73YSLGEwZRyB2DhUQEdkEujg@mail.gmail.com
2018-09-19 18:29:37 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Added annotation "v5 of the patch, which greatly simplifies the logic to make picking a split point care about the needs of suffix truncation" to CAH2-WzkfK=JVHjkd17TLDvsFb6psduTt5WYiT8dg+-UFc+rSSQ@mail.gmail.com
2018-09-12 18:12:55 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Added annotation "v4 of the patch, which has the logic for picking a split point consider suffix truncation specifically" to CAH2-WzmmoLNQOj9mAD78iQHfWLJDszHEDrAzGTUMG3mVh5xWPw@mail.gmail.com
2018-09-07 10:08:12 Peter Eisentraut (petere) Added petere as reviewer
2018-09-02 23:31:06 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Added annotation "Motivating example. Master branch churn with many duplicates fails to recycle space. Patch is shown to fix the problem, leaving much smaller index." to CAH2-Wzmf0fvVhU+SSZpGW4Qe9t--j_DmXdX3it5JcdB8FF2EsA@mail.gmail.com
2018-09-02 23:27:01 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Attached mail thread CAH2-Wzmf0fvVhU+SSZpGW4Qe9t--j_DmXdX3it5JcdB8FF2EsA@mail.gmail.com
2018-08-31 16:29:57 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Added annotation "v3 of patch, plus benchmark information" to CAH2-WzkmTRXh=zyMAUHyG3=O-QQip6CJc2VyNijRO-vzgPxmoQ@mail.gmail.com
2018-08-31 16:28:08 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Changed authors to Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan)
2018-08-31 16:27:31 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Attached mail thread CAH2-WzkVb0Kom=R+88fDFb=JSxZMFvbHVC6Mn9LJ2n=X=kS-Uw@mail.gmail.com
2018-08-31 16:27:31 Peter Geoghegan (pgeoghegan) Created patch record
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