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Re: add space to expand database ?

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: a(dot)schmitz(at)cityweb(dot)de
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: add space to expand database ?
Date: 2002-12-23 17:54:55
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Andreas Schmitz <a(dot)schmitz(at)cityweb(dot)de> writes:
> I have a little problem with a database that is growing drastically. I am 
> getting short on diskspace within $PGDATA. Is there a way to use $PGDATA2 in 
> addition to $PGDATA with the same database ?

There's no really practical way to do that at the moment within
Postgres.  I'd recommend looking into OS-level facilities for spreading
a filesystem over multiple physical volumes --- depending on your
platform you might be able to do it with LVM, software RAID, etc.

			regards, tom lane

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