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Re: Rather incorrect text in admin guide

From: Tom Samplonius <tom(at)sdf(dot)com>
To: Ralf Mattes <rm(at)mh-freiburg(dot)de>
Cc: Michael Graff <explorer(at)flame(dot)org>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Rather incorrect text in admin guide
Date: 2000-12-31 18:26:08
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.4.05.10012311025050.16414-100000@misery.sdf.com (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, 31 Dec 2000, Ralf Mattes wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 29, 2000 at 07:05:41PM -0800, Tom Samplonius wrote:
> >   Also NFSv2 is limited to 2GB, even if the client and server have no
> > issues.  It is a protocol thing that is fixed in NFSv3.  I doubt that
> > anyone is putting their postgres databases on a NFS server, but you never
> > know.
> 
> It would be a bad idea to put the database on NFS but the paragraph
> talks about possible problems during pg_dump and it doesn't seem
> too unreasonable to dump a database to an NFS-mounted area.

  Well NetApp has gone through quite a bit of work getting their NFS
filers Oracle and MS-SQL certified.  There are extensive tech notes on the
Netapp site about Oracle and MS-SQL on NFS servers.

> Ralf Mattes
> 
> P.S: Happy new year :-)


Tom


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