PGCon2010 - Final Release

PGCon 2010
The PostgreSQL Conference

Speakers
Greg Stark
Schedule
Day Talks - 1 - 2010-05-20
Room DMS 1150
Start time 15:00
Duration 01:00
Info
ID 234
Event type Lecture
Track DBA
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Forensic Analysis of Corrupted Databases

What to do when things really hit the fan

A look at some of the typical symptoms of corrupted databases, the usual culprits which cause problems, and a survey of strategies for correcting problems.

Inspired by real reports of corruption on the Postgres mailling lists and with demonstrations of manually introducing and correcting corruption.