PostgreSQL replication

Thursday, 3. 11. 2005  –  Category: all, sw

A project called slony1 has a bolt-on replication toolset for PostgresSQL 7.x – it uses a daemon and a set of stored procedures to replicate table data across clusters. The list of tables and sequences it replicates has to be hardwired (hurrah for introspection) and it needs a whole nest of perl(1) support tools to […]

sendmail AAAA woe

Thursday, 3. 11. 2005  –  Category: all, sw

In the normal run of things, the moment I want a host’s involvment with mail to be anything more complicated than just sending it I replace sendmail with exim. Today’s struggle revealed that even setting a ‘smarthost’ (what everyone else calls ‘relays’) can be too complicated. Not entirely sendmail’s fault though, a Win2k server is […]