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Re: Rather incorrect text in admin guide

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Samplonius <tom(at)sdf(dot)com>
Cc: Ralf Mattes <rm(at)mh-freiburg(dot)de>, Michael Graff <explorer(at)flame(dot)org>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Rather incorrect text in admin guide
Date: 2001-01-02 21:39:37
Message-ID: 200101022139.QAA05843@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> On Mon, 1 Jan 2001, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 
> > I can only imagine how they got databases working through NFS.  Having
> > the backend on one server and the files on another is really quite risky.
> 
>   Well, both Microsoft and Oracle support NFS mounted database device
> files with NetApp filers.

Quite a trick.  NFS, being state-less, is really a bad platform for such
things.  I know there is NFS locking, but even that is not 100%, if I
remember correctly.

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