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  1. WiredTiger
  2. WT-1428

Add a forced eviction check to look for excessively large skip lists.

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    • Status: Closed
    • Resolution: Fixed
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      Large skip lists can cause performance problems - treat a large skip list as though it's grown the page too large.

      This helps with the performance degradation seen in:
      https://jira.mongodb.org/browse/SERVER-16296

      I'm not sure how much I like this solution, and there are some magic numbers in there that should be thought about carefully before deciding to merge (and possibly exposing as configurable).

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              alexander.gorrod Alexander Gorrod
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