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Re: [GENERAL] Future of PostgreSQL

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Ed Loehr <ELOEHR(at)austin(dot)rr(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL-general <pgsql-general(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] Future of PostgreSQL
Date: 1999-12-26 00:13:26
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> > > system that won't stay up consistently is approaching worthlessness
> > > for mission-critical 24x7 applications.   And if the masses
> > > leave because of system reliability problems, you can be very,
> > > very certain about what they will tell their friends and coworkers.
> >
> > And we don't have a problem in this area, do we?
> Please tell me you're kidding.

We don't have roll-forward logging until 7.1, and require vacuum
regularly.  Other than that, I don't know of any major issues. 
Reliability has always been of primary importance.  We wouldn't be where
we are today without reliability.

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