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Re: High Performance/High Reliability File system on SuSE64

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Christopher Weimann <cweimann(at)k12hq(dot)com>
Cc: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>,pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: High Performance/High Reliability File system on SuSE64
Date: 2004-01-24 01:26:45
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>You can do snapshots in FreeBSD 5.x with UFS2 as well but that (
>nor XFS snapshots ) will let you backup with the database server
>running.  Just because you will get the file exactly as it was at
>a particular instant does not mean that the postmaster did not
>still have some some data that was not flushed to disk yet.
>  
>
Ahh... isn't that what fsync is for?

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