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[linux-lvm] Re: [PERFORM] backup/restore - another area.



Jeff,

> The downside is
> this method will only work on that specific version of PG and it isn't the
> "cleanest" thing in the world since you are essentially simulating a power
> failure to PG. Luckly the WAL works like a champ. Also, these backups can
> be much larger since it has to include the indexes as well. but this is a
> price you have to pay.

The other downside is, of course, that the database needs to be shut down.

> COOL HUH?

Certainly very useful in the DBA's arsenal of backup tools.

-- 
Josh Berkus
Aglio Database Solutions
San Francisco



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