Alexandre Leclerc wrote:
> Thank you Scott for this note.
> I wanted to give some feedback on the situation:
> - The vacuum completed after about 6-7 hours (by 16:15 PM). We
> immediately made a backup before proceeding further. Then we vacuumed
> the postgres et template1 databases.
> - We were then successful at restarting postmaster and working with the
> database. Everything works as expected.
> Among all the help received (thank you all) I want to specially thank
> Kevin and Tom for their excellent help and time through this urgent
> problem we had to fix. I want to underline their detailed and precise
> posts that were of great value for acting and taking decisions to
> recover the DB. Thank you guys!
As another followup item, it would be good for your organization to get
some Postgres training and a commercial support contract from someone
who is paid to help you in such a crisis, or help you long before it
becomes a crisis. These kind of problems make everyone look bad.
Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> http://momjian.us
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