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Re: [HACKERS] Point in Time Recovery

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>,Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, Klaus Naumann <kn(at)mgnet(dot)de>,markw(at)osdl(dot)org, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org,pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Point in Time Recovery
Date: 2004-07-14 13:20:08
Message-ID: 25903.1089811208@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com> writes:
> I've not done power off tests, yet. They need to be done just to
> check...actually you don't need to do this to test PITR...

I agree, power off is not really the point here.  What we need to check
into is (a) the mechanics of archiving WAL segments and (b) the
process of restoring given a backup and a bunch of WAL segments.

			regards, tom lane

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