On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 1:22 PM, Peter Geoghegan <p...@heroku.com> wrote: > I understand that my experience with storage devices is unusually > narrow compared to everyone else here. That's why I remain neutral on > the high level question of whether or not we ought to enable checksums > by default. I'll ask other hackers to answer what may seem like a very > naive question, while bearing what I just said in mind. The question > is: Have you ever actually seen a checksum failure in production? And, > if so, how helpful was it?
I'm surprised that nobody has answered my question yet. I'm not claiming that not actually seeing any corruption in the wild due to a failing checksum invalidates any argument. I *do* think that data points like this can be helpful, though. -- Peter Geoghegan -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers