MVCC Unmasked

A session at OSCON Data 2011

Monday 25th July, 2011

2:20pm to 3:00pm (PST)

Multiversion Concurrency Control (MVCC) allows Postgres to offer high concurrency even during significant database read/write activity. MVCC specifically offers behavior where "readers never block writers, and writers never block readers". This talk explains how MVCC is implemented in Postgres and highlights optimizations which minimize the downsides of MVCC. This talk is for advanced users.

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Bruce Momjian

Senior Database Architect at EnterpriseDB bio from LinkedIn

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Time 2:20pm3:00pm PST

Date Mon 25th July 2011


C121/122, Oregon Convention Center

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