On 25th of January, Heikki Linnakangas committed patch:
Add recovery_target='immediate' option.
This allows ending recovery as a consistent state has been reached. Without
this, there was no easy way to e.g restore an online backup, without
replaying any extra WAL after the backup ended.
MauMau and me.
Continue reading Waiting for 9.4 – Add recovery_target='immediate' option.
I just now committed new version of OmniPITR.
You can download it from:
The important change about 1.3.0 is that there is new tool – omnipitr-backup-cleanup. What is it for?
Continue reading OmniPITR 1.3.0
Around the time that Xzilla wrote about the book, Packt contacted me and asked for a review.
Since I generally don't really read technical books, I declined the offer, but Sandy from Packt was very persistent, and asked if I could inform about book giveaway contest.
The book is definitely PostgreSQL related, and Xzilla suggested to check it out, so here it goes:
Continue reading Win a book contest – PostgreSQL Backup and Restore How-to
Just released new version of OmniPITR.
This version has one important new feature: when you're calling omnipitr-backup-slave, it will make backups only of required xlog files, and not, as previously, of all in walarchive directory.
This is important, especially in case you have multiple slaves, or you keep shared long-term walarchive. Previously – backups would get all files from walarchive (-s option to omnipitr-backup-slave), but now, it picks just the ones that are needed.
On somehow related note – I will be working now, finally, to get omnipitr-monitor functionality working.
Today, I released new version of OmniPITR – 0.5.0.
This new version has one important new feature – which is so called “direct destination" for backups.
What it means? What it does? How it helps? Let's see…
Continue reading OmniPITR 0.5.0