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Re: Streaming replication, loose ends

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Fujii Masao <masao(dot)fujii(at)gmail(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Streaming replication, loose ends
Date: 2010-01-15 17:34:26
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On Fri, 2010-01-15 at 19:30 +0200, Heikki Linnakangas wrote:
> Robert Haas wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 12:17 PM, Joshua D. Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
> >>> Uh, do we really want to call this "replication" rather than archive log
> >>> streaming or something.  It seems "replication" is a generic term and
> >>> will confuse people who are using other replication solutions like
> >>> Slony.
> >> +1, it is not replication. I would call it something like continuous
> >> archiving or streaming pitr
> > 
> > Of course "PITR" does stand for "point-in-time replication"...
> I'm not sure if you're joking, but PITR actually stands for
> Point-In-Time *Recovery*.


Joshua D. Drake


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