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Re: [GENERAL] Backup

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Chander Ganesan <chander(at)otg-nc(dot)com>
Cc: Phillip Smith <phillip(dot)smith(at)weatherbeeta(dot)com(dot)au>, "'Dominic Carlucci'" <carlucci(at)cae(dot)com>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org, carlucci(at)cae(dot)ca
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] Backup
Date: 2008-01-31 13:28:48
Message-ID: 1201786128.4453.287.camel@ebony.site (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 2008-01-31 at 07:21 -0500, Chander Ganesan wrote:
> If you don't mind if you lose some transactions

That sentence has no place in any discussion about "backup" because the
risk is not just a few transactions, it is a corrupt and inconsistent
database from which both old and new data would be inaccessible.

As far as I am concerned, if any Postgres user loses data then we're all
responsible.

-- 
  Simon Riggs
  2ndQuadrant  http://www.2ndQuadrant.com 


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