In this chapter, you will be guided through replication and learn about simple, basic backups. The following topics will be covered:
pg_dumpfor text dumps
This chapter provides a practical, straightforward introduction to backups and replication. The focus is on simple guidelines.
pg_dump command is one of the most important commands in PostgreSQL. It can be used to create textual as well as binary backups. Every system administrator will get in touch with this command once in a while. Here is how it works.