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Re: best practice in archiving CDR data

From: "A(dot) Kretschmer" <andreas(dot)kretschmer(at)schollglas(dot)com>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: best practice in archiving CDR data
Date: 2010-03-29 13:33:34
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In response to Juan Backson :
> Hi,
> I am using Postgres to store CDR data for voip switches.  The data size quickly
> goes about a few TBs.  
> What I would like to do is to be able to regularly archive the oldest data so
> only the most recent 6 months of data is available.  
> All those old data will be stored in a format that can be retrieved back either
> into DB table or flat files.
> Does anyone know how should I go about doing that?  Is there any existing tool
> that can already do that?

Sounds like table partitioning: create, for instance, a table for each
month and DROP old tables after 6 month or so.

Regards, Andreas
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