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Re: Backup

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Phillip Smith <phillip(dot)smith(at)weatherbeeta(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: "'Dominic Carlucci'" <carlucci(at)cae(dot)com>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org, carlucci(at)cae(dot)ca
Subject: Re: Backup
Date: 2008-01-25 09:21:15
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On Fri, 2008-01-25 at 11:34 +1100, Phillip Smith wrote:
> > We have a center in Europe who has just started to use PostgreSQL and was
> > asking me if there are any Symantec product or other products that backup
> > this type of database.
> It doesn't appear to. 

The design of the PITR system allows a product-agnostic backup. Anything
that can backup a file can backup PostgreSQL. There is no need for
special certifications of hologram logos.

You may need to write a few lines of script to do it, but that's not a
problem surely?

So you can use pg_dump or PITR, as you choose.

  Simon Riggs

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