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From Rahul Iyer <ri...@pivotal.io>
Subject Re: MADlib's Random Forest Classification and Regression Example
Date Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:00:59 GMT
It's the same as bytea but with 8-byte alignment. My understanding of why
it was added (this was before my time with MADlib) is that most of the
models used Eigen which worked faster with SSE2. The 8-byte alignment
helped in running the SSE2 instructions.

On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 2:59 PM, Jim Nasby <Jim.Nasby@bluetreble.com> wrote:

> On 7/19/16 3:25 PM, Rahul Iyer wrote:
>
>> The error message indicated that the madlib.bytea8 composite type was
>> missing or invalid.
>>
>
> Out of curiosity, why is that type needed?
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