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Re: Backing up through a database connection (not pg_dump)

From: hubert depesz lubaczewski <depesz(at)depesz(dot)com>
To: Tim Uckun <timuckun(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Backing up through a database connection (not pg_dump)
Date: 2012-03-27 08:39:51
Message-ID: 20120327083951.GA27270@depesz.com (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 12:05:00PM +1300, Tim Uckun wrote:
> Is there a way to backup a database or a cluster though a database
> connection?  I mean I want to write some code that connects to the
> database remotely and then issues a backup command like it would issue
> any other SQL command. I realize the backups would need to reside on
> the database server.

Like this:
http://www.depesz.com/2011/01/24/waiting-for-9-1-pg_basebackup/ ?

Best regards,

depesz

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