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Re: Proposal for Implenting read-only queries during wal replay (SoC 2007)

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Paul Silveira <plabrh1(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Proposal for Implenting read-only queries during wal replay (SoC 2007)
Date: 2007-02-28 05:08:58
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Paul Silveira wrote:
> Hello,
> I just wanted to voice my opinion for this feature...  I've implemented a
> few Production applicaitons with PostgreSQL now and would die for that
> feature.  Right now, I am constantly trying to find way's to make my data
> more available. 

Paul unfortunately you have responded to a hijacked thread. Jonah was
speaking about a project that he wishes would have been accepted which
was called Full Disjunctions.

I have not read the read-only queries during wal replay thread but I can
assure you that Jonah's response had nothing to do with it.

Joshua D. Drake

 I've even resulted to using pg_dump to create read only
> copies of the database and placed them behind load balancers to make the
> data more available.  Something like this would allow me to quickly leverage
> a read only node to scale out the applicaiton...  If it can at all be built,
> it would get my first, second and third vote. :)
> Regards,
> Paul Silveira
> Jonah H. Harris-2 wrote:
>> On 2/26/07, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
>>> Jonah, I have no idea what "fault" you are trying to blame on the
>>> community in the above statement.  The author didn't discuss the idea
>>> with the community before spending months on it so we have no obligation
>>> to accept it in the core.
>> You're missing the point entirely.  The majority of the (vocal)
>> community didn't even want the feature and as such, failed to provide
>> viable suggestions for him to move forward.  As the majority of the
>> community didn't want the feature, it wouldn't have made a difference
>> when he proposed it; which would have remained negative nonetheless.
>> -- 
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