[nycbug-talk] postgres incremental backups?

alex at pilosoft.com alex at pilosoft.com
Thu Aug 24 19:25:40 EDT 2006

On Thu, 24 Aug 2006, Peter Wright wrote:

> I have a postgres 7.4.x database which we will be using for a data
> warehousing project.  We project the initial database clusters will be
> in the ~200-300gig range (served from a NetApp volume).  As I mentioned
> we are using release 7.4, as we have experienced stability problems with
> 8.x in some specific circumstances.  Is there a good way to do
> incremental backups of pgsql db's that does not require taking the
> database down?  I guess I am looking for something similar to PITR
> (point in time recovery) for 7.4.x.  What are other folks out there
> using?
7.4 at this point might be as well called prehistoric. Upgrade.

What problems have you seen with 8.x?


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