Re: turn WAL off.

From: Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
To: Alexander Cohen <alex(at)toomuchspace(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: turn WAL off.
Date: 2004-05-28 21:22:06
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On Fri, May 28, 2004 at 04:54:36PM -0400, Alexander Cohen wrote:
> Is it possible to turn WAL completely off. For good reasons, i dont
> ever want to use it. How can i turn it off?

You can't. The postgresql team is not in the business of producing
databases that can't handle a power failure.

Any hints as to what your "good reason" is?

Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
> Patent. n. Genius is 5% inspiration and 95% perspiration. A patent is a
> tool for doing 5% of the work and then sitting around waiting for someone
> else to do the other 95% so you can sue them.

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