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Re: Wal logs

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Jason Tesser <JTesser(at)nbbc(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Wal logs
Date: 2004-07-30 16:40:39
Message-ID: 200407301640.i6UGedH24800@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Jason Tesser wrote:
> I see not out yet :-)  So what good are the wal logs to me?  What benefit are they?
> 

Crash recovery after OS failure and reboot.

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> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Bruce Momjian [mailto:pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us]
> Sent:	Thu 7/29/2004 11:34 PM
> To:	Jason Tesser
> Cc:	pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject:	Re: [GENERAL] Wal logs
> 
> Point-in-time recovery coming in 7.5.  You want instructions?
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Jason Tesser wrote:
> > how
> > 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:	Bruce Momjian [mailto:pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us]
> > Sent:	Thu 7/29/2004 7:56 PM
> > To:	Jason Tesser
> > Cc:	pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > Subject:	Re: [GENERAL] Wal logs
> > Jason Tesser wrote:
> > > This question may seem trivial but how do I rebuild a database with the
> > > wal logs? 
> > 
> > You can't, but with 7.5 you can archive those logs and use them and a
> > recent backup for point-in-time recovery.
> > 
> > -- 
> >   Bruce Momjian                        |  http://candle.pha.pa.us
> >   pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us               |  (610) 359-1001
> >   +  If your life is a hard drive,     |  13 Roberts Road
> >   +  Christ can be your backup.        |  Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> -- 
>   Bruce Momjian                        |  http://candle.pha.pa.us
>   pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us               |  (610) 359-1001
>   +  If your life is a hard drive,     |  13 Roberts Road
>   +  Christ can be your backup.        |  Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073
> 
> 
> 

-- 
  Bruce Momjian                        |  http://candle.pha.pa.us
  pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us               |  (610) 359-1001
  +  If your life is a hard drive,     |  13 Roberts Road
  +  Christ can be your backup.        |  Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073

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