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Re: backing up without lock ?

From: "Martin Fandel" <martin(dot)fandel(at)alphyra-evs(dot)de>
To: FM <dist-list(at)LEXUM(dot)UMontreal(dot)CA>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: backing up without lock ?
Date: 2005-07-19 13:23:42
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do you need an fs-backup or only dumps? You can Backup with Dumps and
archived WAL's by using pg_dump + pg_start/stop_backuo().

If you need a fs-backup, maybe xfs_freeze with syncing the
complete database (including WAL's) is a solution.

Best regards,


 Am Montag, den 18.07.2005, 13:25 -0400 schrieb FM:
> Hello,
> Is it possible to backup postgresql databases  without locking tables.
> Thanks
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