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Re: Allowing multiple concurrent base backups

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>,Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Allowing multiple concurrent base backups
Date: 2011-01-11 22:11:32
Message-ID: 20110111221132.GC11603@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 05:06:34PM -0500, Robert Haas wrote:
> On Jan 11, 2011, at 2:07 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> > The whole thing just seems too fragile and dangerous to be worth dealing
> > with given that actual usage will be a corner case.  *I* sure wouldn't
> > trust it to work when the chips were down.
> 
> I hope this assessment proves to be incorrect, because like Magnus and Heikki, I think this will be a major usability improvement. It takes us from "there's a way to do that" to "it just works".

(It just works)++ :)

Cheers,
David.
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