Archiwizowane October, 2015

Some time ago, guys from Instagram shared their approach to generating unique ids on multiple hosts in a way that guarantees (to reasonable extend) uniqueness, and doesn't require any centralized service. Earlier this month, the build benchmarked their solution vs. UUIDs, ...

Some time ago I was contacted by Adam Smith - he pointed out that subquery names in "Subquery Scan" nodes were not properly anonymized. Now, they are, which you can see in here: normal version anonymized version While working on it, I also added ...

On 3rd of October, Andres Freund committed patch: Add CASCADE support for CREATE EXTENSION. Without CASCADE, if an extension has an unfullfilled dependency on another extension, CREATE EXTENSION ERRORs out with "required extension ... is not installed". That is annoying, especially when that dependency is ...

October 8th, 2015 by depesz | Tags: , , , , , | 3 comments »

In case you're not familiar - there is a thing called LVM - it's a layer between physical disks, and filesystems, and allow certain interesting things, like extending, migrating, snapshotting and others. At one of systems I've been dealing with, we ...