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Re: Backup

From: "Joseph M(dot) Day" <jday(at)gisolutions(dot)us>
To: "'Naomi Walker'" <nwalke(at)eldocomp(dot)com>
Cc: <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Backup
Date: 2005-03-23 21:01:46
Message-ID: 007401c52feb$8ae85870$6402a8c0@homepc (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-admin
Joseph M. Day wrote:
>> I am trying to convert a MSSQL DB thats roughly 45GB, to Postgres. I 
>> am
>> trying to find  the equivalent of Full / Incremental / Differential 
>> backups. It looks like pg_dump is the equivalent of a full backup,
>> how do I keep the equivalent of a Incremental, or Differential
>> To keep the same functionality, I will need a full backup once a
>> and a differential once a day.
>At this time, there is nothing less than full backups.


Thanks Naomi. 

Is there anybody using this for large DB's? Anything larger than a
couple hundred GB, it would be impractical to make full backups
everyday. Anyone out there using this for large DB's, if so I'd love to
hear how they are dealing with backups.



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