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Re: Re: What to do if space for database decrease and no additional hard drive is possible?

From: Bill Thoen <bthoen(at)gisnet(dot)com>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Re: What to do if space for database decrease and no additional hard drive is possible?
Date: 2010-07-26 12:13:14
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A. Kretschmer wrote:
> In response to Ivan Voras :
>   
>> * buy external storage (NAS, or even an external USB drive), move the
>> database to it
>>     
>
> buy external USB-Drive, and create a new tablespace, and move some large
> table into this new tablespace and/or use the new tablespace for new
> tables. You can also use table-partitioning with different tablespaces.
>   
Can you then unmount that USB drive without causing any damage to the 
other databases?

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