Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Error: duplicate key violates unique constraint - "pg_toast_3270368541_index

From: "Tomeh, Husam" <HTomeh(at)facorelogic(dot)com>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Error: duplicate key violates unique constraint - "pg_toast_3270368541_index
Date: 2007-11-15 01:32:21
Message-ID: (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-admin
We've started getting duplicate key violates unique constraint error on
one of the toast index starting last weekend. This error occurs when
attempting to update a huge table. 
             ERROR:  duplicate key violates unique constraint
PG version is 8.0 with postgis extension. We're planning to upgrade by
end of year though. 
select count(*) from pg_toast.pg_toast_3270368541;
We've tried a couple of things:
1) Reprocess the failed extract files by resubmitting them (basically,
re-run the updates). It worked so far until today where we retried two
times and the update kept failing.
2) Reindex the toast index but that still did not help. 
We also run vacuum every night to avoid transaction wraparound limit, so
I'm hoping this is error is not related to it..
Is there any workaround to fix this duplicate constraints error?  Your
assistance is greatly appreciated.  
    Husam Tomeh


This message contains confidential information intended only for the use of the addressee(s) named above and may contain information that is legally privileged.  If you are not the addressee, or the person responsible for delivering it to the addressee, you are hereby notified that reading, disseminating, distributing or copying this message is strictly prohibited.  If you have received this message by mistake, please immediately notify us by replying to the message and delete the original message immediately thereafter.

Thank you.

                                   FADLD Tag


pgsql-admin by date

Next:From: scrappyDate: 2007-11-15 04:12:33
Subject: Upgrading a database with pg_dumpall / psql ...
Previous:From: Cristiano MarquesDate: 2007-11-14 22:08:13
Subject: help to Brazil

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2017 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group