RE: floating point and Sun T2000

  • To: <kevinc@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 5 May 2006 20:07:20 +0200


>My point is that the engine does not have FP underpinnings for scalability. 
>You know, those things that happen, uh, like millions of times per second
>like spinlocks, dba hashing, chain walks, etc.  

I agree with you that for the engine it isn't a problem. 

The only time it's possible to have millions of floating points operations per 
second is while a nice SUM(amount_sold) on the large fact table is running.


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