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Re: pg_dumplo, thanks :) (fwd)

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Don Baccus <dhogaza(at)pacifier(dot)com>
Cc: Karel Zak <zakkr(at)zf(dot)jcu(dot)cz>, Thomas Lockhart <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>, pgsql-hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pg_dumplo, thanks :) (fwd)
Date: 2000-04-06 18:58:08
Message-ID: 200004061858.OAA07991@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> At 02:05 PM 4/6/00 -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> >How do you get around vacuum downtime?
> 
> People wait...I guess the point is we want to avoid as much downtime
> as possible.  Before 6.5 came out with a consistent pg_dump utility,
> I was prepared to knock down the site nightly for backups.  The 
> appearance of consistent pg_dumps was a welcome surprise, what can
> I say? :)
> 
> I posed the question because my assumption was that it wouldn't be
> that hard to roll it into pg_dump if it works well and is reliable,
> and that this would be desirable.

Sure.  Of course, TOAST changes all that.

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