On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 02:48:58PM +0200, Marc Mamin wrote:
> I'm using pg_dump intensively, and until now using the plaintext format > which allows me to pipe the output to pigz (http://zlib.net/pigz/) > This is the fastest way I've found to generate compressed backups. > > (These backups are very rarely used) > > I would like to switch to the custom format in order to take advantage > of the parallel restore enhancement, but this would force me to give > pigz up, hence loosing performances with pg_dump.
> Is there a way to combine the custom format with pigz?
You might add pigz as a post-processing step and disabling compression in pg_dump.
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