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Re: [HACKERS] Not 7.5, but 8.0 ?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: weigelt(at)metux(dot)de
Cc: postgresql advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Not 7.5, but 8.0 ?
Date: 2004-06-03 19:59:03
Message-ID: 200406031959.i53Jx3327189@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Enrico Weigelt wrote:
> * Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> 
> <snip>
> > I would be willing to call a PG release 8.0 when it has built-in
> > replication support --- that would be the sort of major-league
> > functionality jump that would justify a top-number bump.
> ACK.
> A major release (for me) implies some really major improvement.
> Replication would be such a thing.
> 
> BTW: is there anything working yet in this direction ?
> I know several "userland" implementations (w/ triggers), and I also
> doing symetric (masterless) replication in my middleware framework, 
> but when will pgsql be able to do it by itself ? 
> And when will probably load balancing come ?

All replication work is being done as add-ons because then people can
choose the replication solution that works best for them.  We don't
think a single solution can fit all needs.

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