On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 04:39:22PM -0400, Mark Woodward wrote: > > > > Indeed. The main issue for me is that the dumping and replication > > setups require at least 2x the space of one db. That's 2x the > > hardware which equals 2x $$$. If there were some tool which modified > > the storage while postgres is down, that would save lots of people > > lots of money. > > Its time and money. Stoping a database and staring with new software is a > lot faster than dumping the data out (disallowing updates or inserts) and > restoring the data can take hours or days *and* twice the hardware.
In that case there should be people willing to fund the development. There have been a few people (even in the last few weeks) who say they're looking into it, perhaps they need a "helping hand"? Someone got as far as handling catalog updates I beleive, Have a nice day, -- Martijn van Oosterhout <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://svana.org/kleptog/ > From each according to his ability. To each according to his ability to > litigate.
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