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Re: Added documentation about caching, reliability

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Merlin Moncure <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Added documentation about caching, reliability
Date: 2005-10-03 18:48:33
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Merlin Moncure wrote:
> Bruce wrote:
> > > I was never all that happy with the WAL chapter, since, as you say,
> it
> > > doesn't seem to be a first-class user-level feature.  I'd be happy
> to
> > > integrate it into another chapter, but I'm not sure where.
> > 
> > Sure, I am looking for suggestions.  My relabeling at least fixes
> that,
> > but feel free to move things around and relabel them.
> FWIW, I agree with Peter.  We are supposed to be talking about Server
> Administration, not architectural properties of the database
> (reliability, performance, etc.).  The proposed move takes things more
> off-topic.  In fact, IMO chapter 26 is already too fat and could provide
> links to the 'benefits' and 'implementation details' portions (maybe
> move to VII Internals?).

I have no problem moving the WAL sections out of administration to
somewhere else, and linking to it from the Reliability section.  In
fact, my new added section is probably the only part of that chapter
that _does_ belong in the administration guide.

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