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Re: Storing the data on a portable extenal hard drive

From: Sindile Bidla <sindile(dot)bidla(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-novice <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Storing the data on a portable extenal hard drive
Date: 2010-07-09 13:49:49
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This is really for my own personal use.
The idea is to move all the database object currently on my laptop
hard-drive to an external hard-drive connected to my laptop via usb. This
will allow me to free space on the laptop.


On 9 July 2010 15:22, Sean Davis <sdavis2(at)mail(dot)nih(dot)gov> wrote:

>
>
> On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 9:14 AM, Sindile Bidla <sindile(dot)bidla(at)gmail(dot)com>wrote:
>
>> I a running Windows 7 64bit.
>> Is it possible to store the PostgreSQL data (database) on a usb
>> external hard-drive and be able to use this on multiple computers running
>> either Windows or Linux. That is as long as the PostgreSQL is installed on
>> each computer.
>>
>
> While probably possible, this doesn't sound like a very robust solution.
>  Why not just connect to a single server from the multiple machines?
>
> Sean
>
>

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