Monday, September 29, 2008

Re: [BUGS] ERROR: unexpected data beyond EOF in block XXXXX of relation "file"

David Fetter wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 11:51:49AM -0700, austijc wrote:
>> That's going to be a problem for the continued viability of
>> Postgres.
> Funny, I thought running a DBMS over a known-unreliable storage system
> was a problem for the continued viability of Oracle. When, not if,
> people lose enough data to this silliness, they'll be thinking hard
> about how to get Oracle out and something reliable in.

NFS is not "unreliable", it is just different in some respects from
other file systems. That paired with some poor NFS implementations in
certain operating systems and this evident general misunderstanding make
it a poor fit for PostgreSQL.

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