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RE: [NOVICE] RE: Sizing of LARGE databases.

From: "Michael Miyabara-McCaskey" <mykarz(at)miyabara(dot)com>
To: "'Francisco Reyes'" <fran(at)reyes(dot)somos(dot)net>
Cc: "'Justin Clift'" <aa2(at)bigpond(dot)net(dot)au>, <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>, <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: RE: [NOVICE] RE: Sizing of LARGE databases.
Date: 2001-02-02 22:47:23
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Excellent idea.

Thanks for the info.  Is this what you are doing now?  And if so, since the
current version does not appear to have replication, have you found a


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Francisco Reyes [mailto:fran(at)reyes(dot)somos(dot)net]
> Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2001 10:20 PM
> To: Michael Miyabara-McCaskey
> Cc: 'Justin Clift'; pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org;
> pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [NOVICE] RE: Sizing of LARGE databases.
> On Thu, 1 Feb 2001, Michael Miyabara-McCaskey wrote:
> >
> > And have you figured out what your upgrade path may be?
> For instance, I
> > have not been able to find any evidence on how to make
> PostgreSQL scale
> > (clustered nodes, parallel fail-over, high availability etc)
> I believe 7.1 will have some level of replication, although
> it seems 7.2
> will be the "replication" release.
> I don't know how failover would work, but one possibility may
> be to use a
> program like Understudy which monitors an IP address and if a
> machine dies
> then it seems requests to the secondary machine. That combined with
> replication from the database may help prevent down time and
> may also be
> used to increase performance by using round-robin with Understudy.

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