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Re: Raw Device Support

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Mladen Gogala <mladen(dot)gogala(at)vmsinfo(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Raw Device Support
Date: 2010-09-08 01:56:00
Message-ID: 201009080156.o881u0325831@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Mladen Gogala wrote:
> On 09/04/2010 01:59 PM, Majid Azimi wrote:
> >    hi guys.
> >
> > Does postgreSQl support raw partitions?
> >
> >    
> In Postgres, each table is a file. That means that Postgres needs a file 
> system. Raw devices are not supported. Unfortunately, direct I/O is not 
> supported either.

We do support direct i/o for the write-ahead logs (WAL).

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