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Re: Teaching pg_receivexlog to follow timeline switches

From: Dimitri Fontaine <dimitri(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)fr>
To: Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnakangas(at)vmware(dot)com>
Cc: Phil Sorber <phil(at)omniti(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Teaching pg_receivexlog to follow timeline switches
Date: 2013-01-22 13:33:15
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Heikki Linnakangas <hlinnakangas(at)vmware(dot)com> writes:
> You might not want to keep a copy of the whole data directory around, as you
> have to in a cascading standby. I can see value in a separate WAL proxy
> software, especially if it's integrated into a larger backup manager program
> like barman or wal-e.


I somehow forgot about $PGDATA here. Time for a little break I guess :)

Another idea is to have a daemon mode pg_receivexlog where not only it
can maintain a local archive but also feed it using the replication
protocol to standbies, keeping track of their position.

Dimitri Fontaine     PostgreSQL : Expertise, Formation et Support

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