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Re: WAL shipping and ever expanding pg_xlog

From: "Michael Dengler" <michael(dot)dengler(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Merlin Moncure" <mmoncure(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: WAL shipping and ever expanding pg_xlog
Date: 2007-06-13 16:12:39
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Doug Knight just informed me about the pg_standby module.

Works like a charm!



On 6/13/07, Merlin Moncure <mmoncure(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> On 6/13/07, Michael Dengler <michael(dot)dengler(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> > looks like the slave machine has run out of space and that
> caused
> > the xlog files to pile up on the master.
> >
> > do I prevent such all of the shipped WAL segments from
> remaining
> > on the slave machine? Do I need to retain every single one? Can they be
> > safely removed after the slave machine has restored the particular
> segment?
> Are you using the pg_standy utility?  It has options to control this...
> merlin

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