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Re: replication using WAL archives

From: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
To: Iain <iain(at)mst(dot)co(dot)jp>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: replication using WAL archives
Date: 2004-10-21 18:41:21
Message-ID: 1098384082.15573.14.camel@camel (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-admin
On Thu, 2004-10-21 at 02:44, Iain wrote:
> Hi,
> I thought I read something about this in relation to v8, but I can't
> find any reference to it now... is it (or will it be) possible to do
> master-slave style database replication by transmitting log files to the
> standby server and having it process them?

I'm not certain if this is 8.0, but some folks have created a working
version against the 8.0 code that will do something like this. Search
the pgsql-hacker mail list archives for more information on it. 

> Also, just out of interest, if I wanted to mine my log files so as to be
> able to produce SQL would that be feasible? Presumably pg does something
> like this internally for rollforward recovery, so I guess it would be
> possible.

If you want real SQL, you'll need to turn on SQL logging in

Robert Treat
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