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Re: Database over multiple drives

From: "Andy Samuel" <andysamuel(at)geocities(dot)com>
To: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Database over multiple drives
Date: 2001-06-01 04:55:12
Message-ID: 001801c0ea57$0a3bcf00$0100a8c0@foserver (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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Has anybody *really* tried this solution ?
Is it safe ?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Ragnar Kjørstad" <postgres(at)ragnark(dot)vestdata(dot)no>
To: "David Lizano" <david(dot)lizano(at)izanet(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2001 4:33 PM
Subject: Re: Database over multiple drives

> On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 10:37:26AM +0200, David Lizano wrote:
> > You can't do it with Postgres. To do it, Postgres must implement
> > "tablespaces" to spread the database in different localizations (who can
> > different physical localizations, of course). Then a table can be
> > to a tablespace.
> Sure you can.
> You can move some files to a different drive, and put a symlink in the
> original directory.
> Or, if you have an operatingsystem that has an logical volume manager,
> you can concatenate several disks, use striping or whatever, to get a
> logical device that spans several physical devices.
> --
> Ragnar Kjørstad
> Big Storage

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