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Re: Web team help for beta release

From: Selena Deckelmann <selenamarie(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Web team help for beta release
Date: 2010-05-02 20:08:45
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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,
> viz
>
> * 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:

http://etherpad.opensourcebridge.org/postgresql-beta-release-balloon

-selena

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