Schedule - FOSDEM PGDay 2017

WAL for DBAs: Everything you want to know

Date: 2017-02-03
Time: 15:20–16:10
Room: Hotel
Level: Intermediate

PostgreSQL's WAL is one of the core points of PostgreSQL, and used in many areas: Backup, replication, etc.

In this talk, I will mention about everything about WAL that a PostgreSQL DBA must know:

  • What is WAL?
  • What does it include?
  • How to read it?
  • What about wal_level ?
  • Replication and WAL
  • Backup and WAL
  • PITR and WAL
  • Other topics


Devrim Gündüz