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Re: Disk IO scheduling

From: Alan <alan_at_erols.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Dec 2003 09:32:13 -0500
Message-ID: <bs9jlc$aot59$1@ID-114862.news.uni-berlin.de>

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"hantheman" <hantheman12_at_hotmail.com> wrote in message news:580fae16.0312230134.30b34053_at_posting.google.com...
> Hi all,
>
> I'm looking into how databases work.
>
> 1) Is it possible for DBMS's to schedule disk IO such that if 3
> transactions are running concurrently, it sorts the accessess by how
> near they are to eachother (to reduce the number of seeks).
>
> 2) I think this is a good idea, but does this complicate transaction
> handling? What if timestamp ordering is used?
>
> 3) Does asynchronous IO API's schedule disk IO this way?
>
> Best,
> han
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