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Re: Core team statement on replication in PostgreSQL

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
To: "Douglas McNaught" <doug(at)mcnaught(dot)org>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, "David Fetter" <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Core team statement on replication in PostgreSQL
Date: 2008-05-29 16:00:55
Message-ID: 937d27e10805290900t216a1a77wd33f78f1bba53fd5@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 4:48 PM, Douglas McNaught <doug(at)mcnaught(dot)org> wrote:
> On Thu, May 29, 2008 at 11:46 AM, Joshua D. Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
>
>> The only question I have is... what does this give us that PITR doesn't
>> give us?
>
> I think the idea is that WAL records would be shipped (possibly via
> socket) and applied as they're generated, rather than on a
> file-by-file basis.  At least that's what "real-time" implies to me...

Yes, we're talking real-time streaming (synchronous) log shipping.

-- 
Dave Page
EnterpriseDB UK: http://www.enterprisedb.com

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