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Re: Streaming replication, loose ends

From: Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, Fujii Masao <masao(dot)fujii(at)gmail(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Streaming replication, loose ends
Date: 2010-01-15 17:30:41
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Robert Haas wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 12:17 PM, Joshua D. Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
>>> Uh, do we really want to call this "replication" rather than archive log
>>> streaming or something.  It seems "replication" is a generic term and
>>> will confuse people who are using other replication solutions like
>>> Slony.
>> +1, it is not replication. I would call it something like continuous
>> archiving or streaming pitr
> Of course "PITR" does stand for "point-in-time replication"...

I'm not sure if you're joking, but PITR actually stands for
Point-In-Time *Recovery*.

  Heikki Linnakangas

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