On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 10:49 AM, Stewart Smith <stewart@stripped> wrote:
> On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 08:31:09AM -0400, Baron Schwartz wrote:
>> Or you might want the ability to open a connection to the server and
>> join the same context (e.g. transaction) as an existing connection.
> (without having looked at the code) it's my guess that the parallel
> slave thread work does this inside the server.
> If accessible outside the server, you could apply replication logs in
> sep process - which does seem awfully like a nice idea.
I think there are a lot of nice possibilities -- backups, for example.
Connect and start a transaction, then connect a bunch more times and
join the same transaction to get a consistent snapshot.