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Re: Core team statement on replication in PostgreSQL

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, Marko Kreen <markokr(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: Core team statement on replication in PostgreSQL
Date: 2008-05-29 20:44:19
Message-ID: 6136.1212093859@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org> writes:
> On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 09:54:03PM +0200, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
>> I think the consensus in the core team was that having synchronous
>> log shipping in 8.4 would already be a worthwhile feature by itself.

> If that was in fact the consensus of the core team, and what I've been
> seeing from several core members in this thread makes that idea
> unclear, it's out of step with the stated goal of the feature.  Having
> some kind of half-way, doesn't-actually-quite-work-out-of-the-box
> "replication" will make things worse and not better.

What is your justification for denigrating this plan with that?
Or are you merely complaining because we know we won't be all the
way there in 8.4?

			regards, tom lane

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