December 18th, 2013 by depesz | Tags: , , , , , , | No comments »

Right after releasing 1.3.0 I realized that I forgot about one thing. If you're using ext3 (and possibly other, not sure) file system, removal of large file can cause problems due to heavy IO traffic. We did hit this problem earlier at ...

Question from title sounds weird to you? It's just a 'rm backup_filename'? Well. I really wish it was so simple in some cases. One of the servers I'm looking into, there is interesting situation: quite busy database server (2k tps is the ...