On 01/10/2014 02:33 PM, Andres Freund wrote:

On 2014-01-10 14:29:58 -0800, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
db02 goes down. It doesn't matter why. It is down. db01 continues to accept
orders, allow people to log into the website and we can still service
accounts. The continuity of service continues.

Why is that configuration advantageous over a async configuration is the
question. Why, with those requirements, are you using a synchronous
standby at all?

If the master goes down, I can fail over knowing that as many of my transactions as possible have been replicated.


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