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Re: Space for pg_dump

From: Richard Huxton <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>
To: SHARMILA JOTHIRAJAH <sharmi_jo(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: General postgres mailing list <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Space for pg_dump
Date: 2009-03-31 15:47:09
Message-ID: 49D23AFD.9070900@archonet.com (view raw or flat)
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SHARMILA JOTHIRAJAH wrote:
> Hi,
> How much space does a pg_dump usually take?
> One of my databases is 600GB.... How much  space do I need to dump this?

That will depend on how many indexes etc. make up that 600GB. Also how
compressible your data is if you are using -Fc. Certainly less than a
"live" database, but by how much it's difficult to say.

-- 
  Richard Huxton
  Archonet Ltd

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