Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: Fast index build vs. PITR

From: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org,Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
Subject: Re: Fast index build vs. PITR
Date: 2004-06-01 01:53:38
Message-ID: 40BBE1A2.3000607@familyhealth.com.au (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-hackers
> What I'm thinking about right now is tweaking the index-build code to
> write to WAL only if it sees that PITR is actually in use.  It would
> have to look at the GUC variables to determine whether WAL archiving
> is enabled.  If archiving isn't turned on, then we could assume that
> rollforward from a past backup isn't needed in this installation, and
> use the WAL-less index build method.

Seems reasonable.

Chris


In response to

Responses

pgsql-hackers by date

Next:From: Bruce MomjianDate: 2004-06-01 02:01:34
Subject: Re: CVS tip problems
Previous:From: Bruce MomjianDate: 2004-06-01 01:48:59
Subject: Re: sync vs. fsync question

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2014 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group