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Re: Moving postgres to FC disks

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Anjan Dave <adave(at)vantage(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Moving postgres to FC disks
Date: 2004-04-21 00:27:28
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> -With the db size being as big as, say, 30+GB, how do I move it on the 
> new logical drive? (stop postgresql, and simply move it over somehow 
> and make a link?)
>
I would stop the database, move the data directory to the new volume 
using rsync then start up postgresql pointed at the new data directory.
Providing everything is working correctly you can then remove the old 
data directory.

> -Currently, the internal RAID volume is ext3 filesystem. Any 
> recommendations for the filesystem on the new FC volume? Rieserfs?
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XFS

> DBs are 7.4.1(RH9), and 7.2.3 (RH8).
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> Appreciate any pointers.
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> Thanks,
> Anjan
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