Hmm, I had this sitting in my draft folder for a while week.
- Gavin gave us a presentation on Point-In-Time-Recovery (PITR).
If you are a Postgres DBA this talk was geared towards you. Ever
had someone 'inadvertedly' drop some critical table? Ever had a
database too large and/or critical to quiece in order to backup?
Gavin went through the pros and cons and explanied show of the
design decisions behind the code and some of its problems.
- Tim (Allen) explained how postgres is being used at Proximity
Tim gave us a brief overview of Proximity -- basically if you
watch TV then some of their software is being used for that --
and explained how postgres fits into their media management
Afterwards the talk groups discussed creating dynamic schema tables
and ensuring that postgres testing is of a consistently
Some discussion about next month's sydpug took place (talk or
party?) without resolution.
On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 11:44:25PM +1100, Gavin Sherry wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just a reminder that this month's postponed meeting will kick off tomorrow
> Tuesday the 9th at 6:30 at the James Squire Brew House.
> I will talk on Point in Time Recovery, Neil will have something new and
> interesting to look at and Tim Allen has offered to provide a case study
> of his company's use of PostgreSQL in their media asset management
> Be sure to invite friends, colleagues and your MySQL or Oracle loving
> boss ;-)
> ---------------------------(end of broadcast)---------------------------
> TIP 9: the planner will ignore your desire to choose an index scan if your
> joining column's datatypes do not match
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