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Re: Streaming replication, loose ends

From: Pavel Stehule <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>, Fujii Masao <masao(dot)fujii(at)gmail(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Streaming replication, loose ends
Date: 2010-01-15 10:44:22
Message-ID: 162867791001150244y5921f2bn4d125972e5ece407@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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2010/1/15 Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>:
> Heikki Linnakangas wrote:
>> I've now committed streaming replication. I moved the files around a
>> bit, and put the walreceiver/walsender stuff in a new
>> src/backend/replication subdirectory. There's enough stuff there already
>> to deserve a new subdirectory, and if we add the capability for
>> streaming base backups etc. that has been discussed, we will have more
>> code in there.
>>
>> But it's not time to party yet. There's still a few loose ends we need
>> to address:
>>
>> Documentation. The patch originally moved around some sections, but I
>> didn't include that in the committed version, to make it clear in the
>> diff what exactly was added/changed. But I do agree with the original
>> thought of adding a new "Replication" chapter, and moving all the
>> replication and standby related stuff there from the "Backup and
>> Restore" chapter, so let's start working on that.
>
> Uh, do we really want to call this "replication" rather than archive log
> streaming or something.  It seems "replication" is a generic term and
> will confuse people who are using other replication solutions like
> Slony.

+1

Pavel
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