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Re: AW: Re: Backup and Recovery

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Zeugswetter Andreas SB <ZeugswetterA(at)wien(dot)spardat(dot)at>
Cc: "'ncm(at)zembu(dot)com'" <ncm(at)zembu(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: AW: Re: Backup and Recovery
Date: 2001-07-05 16:05:49
Message-ID: 200107051605.f65G5nb18822@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> > The page images are not needed and can be thrown away once the page is
> > completely sync'ed to disk or a checkpoint happens.
> 
> Actually they should at least be kept another few seconds to allow "stupid"
> disks to actually write the pages :-) But see previous mail, they can also 
> help with various BAR restore solutions.

Agreed.  They have to be kept a few seconds.

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