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Re: [Gnumed-devel] upgrade to 1.4

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] upgrade to 1.4
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 04:56:09 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 08:45:59PM +0100, Hilbert, Sebastian wrote:

> The only way to know for sure if your backup works it to restore it. If you 
> don't trust that you can alway do a backup of the postgresql data files 
> itself. 
> This means you backup the complete postgresql.
> C:\Programme\PostgreSQL\9.2
> Everything is in there. It is 321MB on my system. It might be the safest but 
> not the preferred way.

Note that for this to work properly the PostgreSQL
server MUST NOT run while you copy the files.

While you technically CAN copy the files during
server operation that will leave you with an
inconsistent backup except under extremely lucky

GPG key ID E4071346 @
E167 67FD A291 2BEA 73BD  4537 78B9 A9F9 E407 1346

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