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Re: Database Size Limiting

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: "Campano, Troy" <Troy(dot)Campano(at)LibertyMutual(dot)com>
Cc: Postgres general mailing list <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Database Size Limiting
Date: 2004-05-27 18:11:47
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You could use Filsystem quotas but I strongly suggest against it as it 
will probably bring about database corruption.

A better solution would be to monitor the space being allocated so you
can add storage as required.


Joshua D. Drake

Campano, Troy wrote:
> -->
> Is there a way to limit the size that an individual database can take up?
> My understanding is that all your databases go into a file system which 
> is your ‘catalog cluster’.
> But all the databases can grow until that filesystem is full.
> Is there a way to limit how big a database can be? Can you allocated 
> space when the database is set up so you can say db1 can only be 100 MB?
> Thank you!
> *Troy Campano*

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