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Re: beta testing version

From: ncm(at)zembu(dot)com (Nathan Myers)
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: beta testing version
Date: 2000-12-01 19:02:38
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On Fri, Dec 01, 2000 at 06:39:57AM -0800, Don Baccus wrote:
> Probably the best answer to the "what does WAL get us, if it doesn't
> get us full recoverability" questions is to simply say "it's a 
> prerequisite to getting full recoverability, PG 7.1 sets the foundation 
> and later work will get us there".

Not to quibble, but for most of us, the answer to Don's question is:
"It gives a ~20x speedup over 7.0."  That's pretty valuable to some of us.
If it turns out to be useful for other stuff, that's gravy.

Nathan Myers

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