PGCon2010 - Final Release III

PGCon 2010
The PostgreSQL Conference

Greg Stark
Day Talks - 1 - 2010-05-20
Room DMS 1150
Start time 15:00
Duration 01:00
ID 234
Event type Lecture
Track DBA

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.