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Re: Production Backup and Recovery

From: "John Moore" <NOSPAMnews(at)NOSPAMtinyvital(dot)com>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Production Backup and Recovery
Date: 2001-07-02 22:23:43
Message-ID: Pv607.11379$ (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
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"Doug McNaught" <doug(at)wireboard(dot)com> wrote in message
> "P. Dwayne Miller" <dmiller(at)espgroup(dot)net> writes:
> > Is it documented somewhere how to do on-line backups and then how to
> > recover from some event using those backups with no (or minimum) loss of
> > data?
> Right now there is no PIT recovery.  All you can do is run pg_dump
> whenever you want to make a backup.  This  will take a consistent
> snapshot of the database and write it out as SQL code that will
> recreate the database..

By consistent... does that mean that committed transactions are completely
there, and uncommitted are not there at all?

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