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Re: Replication docs update

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: PostgreSQL-documentation <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Replication docs update
Date: 2012-03-21 15:44:38
Message-ID: 20120321154438.GA17070@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 12:01:34PM +0100, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 22:26, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
> > Our chapter, "Comparison of Different Solutions", needs an update to use
> > our new streaming replication terminology, and an update to mention the
> > synchronous option.
> >
> > Patch attached.  I would like to apply it to head and 9.1.
> 
> Is it really a good idea to remove the name "hot standby" where you've
> done so? It's a term that's pretty well set by now. Maybe instad "hot
> standby using transaction log replication" instead of taking it away
> completely?

Well, hot/warm standby is really a side-feature of replication, not a
replication technology itself.  WAL streaming is a replication
technology.  For example, Shared Disk Failover is technically a warm
standby too.

-- 
  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>        http://momjian.us
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