On Sun, May 2, 2010 at 11:22 AM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
>> On Sun, May 2, 2010 at 1:10 PM, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> wrote:
>>>> The phrase "read-only replication" reads oddly to me. Isn't the
>>>> normal term "single master"?
>>> I've been using the phrase "binary replication" which is what's really new.
>> As opposed to what? ASCII replication?
> It's not the replication that's read-only, it's the queries executed on
> the slaves. I haven't read the proposed docs but it sounds like this
> is confusing two features that would be better explained separately,
> * built-in simple replication
> * ability to execute read-only queries on a replication slave server
> (in this context, "simple" really means "all or nothing", as compared
> to stuff like Slony that can replicate subsets of a database)
I like that. Even though it means a bit more explanation, I think it
is very clear. Update:
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