Re: Reversing transactions on a large scale

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: snacktime <snacktime(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: "pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Reversing transactions on a large scale
Date: 2008-11-21 00:48:22
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> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 4:36 PM, snacktime <snacktime(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>> Right now we are running mysql as that is what was there when I
>> entered the scene. We might switch to postgres, but I'm not sure if
>> postgres makes this any easier.
>> We run a couple of popular games on social networking sites. These
>> games have a simple economy,and we need to be able to time warp the
>> economy back in time, which means reverting a whole lot of
>> transactions and inventories. Our games generate around 1 million
>> user transactions per hour, which results in inserts/updates on 4
>> times that many rows.

Just out of curiosity, I'm wondering how you make that happen now with

regards, tom lane

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