On 2/25/11 4:57 PM, Jeff Davis wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-02-25 at 15:44 -0800, Josh Berkus wrote:
>> Hmmm, I don't follow this.  The user can only disable syncrep for their
>> own transactions.   If they don't care about the persistence of their
>> transaction post-failover, why should the DBA care?
> I think that's the difference between failover and switchover, right? At
> least Slony makes such a distinction, as well.

Yeah.  Actually, what would be even simpler and more to the point would
be a command that says "flush all transactions from Server A to Server
B, then fail over".

                                  -- Josh Berkus
                                     PostgreSQL Experts Inc.

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