Monday, September 8, 2008

Re: [PERFORM] SAN and full_page_writes

On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 10:59 AM, Gregory Stark <> wrote:

That "media recovery" it's referring to sounds like precisely our WAL full
page writes...

 Gregory Stark
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That sounds right.

So the take home from this is that NetApp does its best to protect you from partial page writes but comes up short on untweaked NFS (see doc to tweak.)  Otherwise you are protected so long as your OS and file system implement fsync properly.


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