On Fri, 2010-02-19 at 05:49 -0500, Manasi Save wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am very new to Postgres in that I have to setup replication. For
> Which I am very confused between Postgres's replication types.
> I want a sychronized but a master-slave replication.
> I have read about Slony-I replication method. But I am confused if I
> have to manually setup slony-I replication for all databases. As the
> interface which I have seen for slony-I setup, it has given
> replication tab under every database.
With Slony, you must set up every database, table, and sequence you want
to replicate yourself.
Slony is an asynchronous replication engine, btw.
> If I have to manually define replication master and slave node for any
> database I am creating then it is not a feasible option for me to use
> SLONY-I = Is it possible that all the databases getting created on
> Master Node will be replicated to specified Slave node.
> So, I thought of PGCluster. But it comes with multi-master
> PGCluster = Is it possible that I can configure Master-Slave
> replication in PGCluster.
> Please let me know if I am unclear in any point. Any input will be a
> great help.
What do you need replication for? DR? Query offloading? Custom schema
or data transformations on a replica?
Can you justify the cost warm standby hardware?
Brad Nicholson 416-673-4106
Database Administrator, Afilias Canada Corp.
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