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Re: [BACKUPS]Little backups

From: "Kevin Grittner" <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>
To: Leví Teodoro da Silva <tlevisilva(at)gmail(dot)com>,<pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [BACKUPS]Little backups
Date: 2008-07-21 18:30:44
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>>> "Leví Teodoro da Silva" <tlevisilva(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote: 
 
> - In oracle he makes a full backup two times in a day. In this range
of
> time, Oracle make a lot of mini-backups, but this backups is about
just the
> data whose have changed in this time. If the system fails, he could
> reconstruct the database adding the last "big backup" with
"mini-backups".
> Can Postgres do this ?  *
 
The equivalent capability in PostgreSQL is the Point-In-Time Recovery
backup strategy:
 
http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.3/interactive/continuous-archiving.html
 
Twice daily seems rather extreme -- we generally go with monthly.
 
-Kevin

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