* Peter Geoghegan (p...@heroku.com) wrote: > On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 10:18 AM, Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Trying to force those people to use checksums is just masterminding; > > they've made their own decision that it's not worth bothering with. > > When something goes wrong, WE still care about distinguishing hardware > > failure from PostgreSQL failure. Our pride is on the line. But the > > customer often doesn't. The DBA isn't the same person as the > > operating system guy, and the operating system guy isn't going to > > listen to the DBA even if the DBA complains of checksum failures. > > We need to invest in corruption detection/verification tools that are > run on an as-needed basis. They are available to users of every other > major database system.
Agreed. Thanks! Stephen
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