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Re: Enable automatic scheduled backups

From: John R Pierce <pierce(at)hogranch(dot)com>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Enable automatic scheduled backups
Date: 2010-10-30 10:19:05
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On 10/30/10 2:00 AM, Gabriele Bartolini wrote:
> Il 30/10/10 10:52, RP Khare ha scritto:
>> I want pgsql to take automatic scheduled backup of the database every 
>> 30 minutes. How to do this?
> On Unix like systems, you can set a crontab that executes pg_dump 
> every 30 minutes.

if the database becomes too large for this simple scheme to be practical,

implementing a PITR style continuous  WAL log archiving system will 
easily stay inside the 30 minute requirement of the original request.

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