Hi, soon, i will be a WAL file. I am not born yet, but everything is ready for me. I have high expectations for my life, but what will it be?
I may end up in a lonely server after a very long work, or I may finish frozen in the archives of a cold tape band. But what I really want is to be part of a replication stream, I want to travel!
Some call me "transaction log", some others go with "Redo log", PostgreSQL community has chosen WAL. But whatever you name me, come to listen to all the lifes I could have!
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