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Re: [HACKERS] Replication documentation addition

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: Markus Schiltknecht <markus(at)bluegap(dot)ch>, josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, PostgreSQL-documentation <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Replication documentation addition
Date: 2006-10-24 22:13:34
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Simon Riggs wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-10-24 at 12:34 -0700, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>>> Looking at that, I'm a) missing PgCluster and b) arguing that we have to
>>> admit that we simply can not 'list .. replication solutions ... and how
>>> to get them' because all of the solutions mentioned need quite some
>>> knowledge and require a more or less complex installation and
>>> configuration.
>> There is also the question if we should have a sub section:
>>
>> Closed Source replication solutions:
>>
>> Mammoth Replicator
>> Continuent P/Cluster
>> ExtenDB
>> Greenplum MPP (although this is kind of horizontal partitioning)
> 
> Where do you draw the line?

Well that is certainly a good question but we do include links to some
of the more prominent closed source software on the website as well.

> You maybe surprised about what other options
> that includes. I'm happy to include a whole range of things, but please
> be very careful and precise about what you wish for.

If it were me, I would say that the replication option has to be
specific to PostgreSQL (e.g; cjdbc or synchronous jakarta pooling
doesn't go in).

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake



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