On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 9:11 AM, Fujii Masao <masao.fu...@gmail.com> wrote:

> PostgreSQL resource agent for Pacemaker removes backup_label in
> the case of failover to prevent the standby server from failing
> to recover from the crash.

Yikes!  I hope that the providers of Pacemaker document that they
are using a technique which can silently corrupt the cluster.


> This is not so neat solution, but they could live with the
> problem for a long time, so far.

It can work sometimes.  It can also produce corruption which will
silently return incorrect results from queries for a long time
before some other symptom of the corruption surfaces.

Kevin Grittner
EDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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