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Re: GSoC project status: PgCheck - Integritycheck for data files

From: "Simon Riggs" <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: "Rober Mach" <mach(dot)robert(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: "psql-students(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-students(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: GSoC project status: PgCheck - Integritycheck for data files
Date: 2007-07-15 17:47:53
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On Sun, 2007-07-15 at 12:25 +0200, Rober Mach wrote:

> I am working on the GSoC project : PgCheck - Integrity check for data files.
> Unfortunately, this project is still in its beginning, because my
> examination period was during the June.  Right now I am working on
> function, which will check the validity of indexes according to the
> indexed table. This test should be one of various tests that should
> check the integrity of data stored in database.
> As other things that should be tested in order to check the validity of
> data I see:
> -check whether the constrains applied on items are fulfilled
> -in case of variable-length data, compare the formal and actual size of
> data
> -check integrity of data pages
> -etc.
> I would be happy to hear any comments or recommendation on what should
> be checked in order to validation of data integrity.
> I have opened project on PgFoundry called: PgCheck-Integrity check for
> data files. (just waiting for acceptance).
> I will keep updating the status of my project.

I think this and all GSoC projects should be discussed on -hackers.

Please can you repost your ideas there? There is no need to mention GSoC
there; we can handle all admin issues on this list.

  Simon Riggs

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