> -----Original Message----- > From: Ron <ronljohnso...@gmail.com> > Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2018 7:59 AM > To: pgsql-general <pgsql-gene...@postgresql.org> > Subject: pg_dump to a remote server > > We're upgrading from v8.4 to 9.6 on a new VM in a different DC. The dump > file will be more than 1TB, and there's not enough disk space on the current > system for the dump file. > > Thus, how can I send the pg_dump file directly to the new server while the > pg_dump command is running? NFS is one method, but are there others > (netcat, rsync)? Since it's within the same company, encryption is not > required. > > Or would it be better to install both 8.4 and 9.6 on the new server (can I > even install 8.4 on RHEL 6.9?), rsync the live database across and then set > up log shipping, and when it's time to cut over, do an in-place pg_upgrade? > > (Because this is a batch system, we can apply the data input files to bring > the new database up to "equality" with the 8.4 production system.) > > Thanks > > -- > Angular momentum makes the world go 'round.
Hi https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/backup-dump.html#BACKUP-DUMP-RESTORE ... ... The ability of pg_dump and psql to write to or read from pipes makes it possible to dump a database directly from one server to another, for example: pg_dump -h host1 dbname | psql -h host2 dbname -- Jack Gao jackg...@outlook.com