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Re: [GENERAL] Backup

From: Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
To: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Chander Ganesan <chander(at)otg-nc(dot)com>,Phillip Smith <phillip(dot)smith(at)weatherbeeta(dot)com(dot)au>,'Dominic Carlucci' <carlucci(at)cae(dot)com>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org,pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org, carlucci(at)cae(dot)ca
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] Backup
Date: 2008-01-31 14:34:05
Message-ID: 20080131143405.GC21660@svana.org (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, Jan 31, 2008 at 01:28:48PM +0000, Simon Riggs wrote:
> That sentence has no place in any discussion about "backup" because the
> risk is not just a few transactions, it is a corrupt and inconsistent
> database from which both old and new data would be inaccessible.

Hmm? I thought the whole point of a filesystem snapshot was that it's
the same as if the system crashed. And I was fairly sure we could
recover from that...

Have a nice day,
-- 
Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
> Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
>  -- John F Kennedy

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