January 4, 2019
PgCon 2018 PGConfEU 2018 Vacuum MVCC

If you were involved in PostgreSQL in 2017 and 2018, you should have heard about Zheap. You surely read Robert Haas’s blog post about “DO or UNDO - There is no VACUUM” (if you didn’t, go read it).

At Pgcon, in May 2018, Robert Hass and Amit Kapila gave a conf talk about Zheap and what it implies for PostgreSQL’s future and it’s enlightening. You can watch the video here.

Here is my sketchnote I took during that conf talk :

ZHeap sketchnote