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Re: estimate size of dump?

From: Hari Kodungallur <hkodungallur_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 09:46:06 -0800

On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 4:50 AM, Justin Case <send_lotsa_spam_here_at_yahoo.com
> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Is there a way to estimate the size of a repository dump _before_
> generating it? My 25G repository filled 75G of dump then bailed out because
> of lack of disk space, so I'd like to know how much more space do I need to
> buy. Before you go telling me "get yourself a 1T external disk" I must
> underline that we have heaps of policies for requesting storage, for using
> storage, for NAS and SAN and RAID and whatnot so I really need to know how
> much I should ask for.
>
> Or can I load a hot copy instead of a dump for restoring a repository?
> Probably not, but I'm really unsure what that hot copy can be useful for.
>
>

I am not sure if there is a way to estimate the size of the dump. However,
you can use the hot copy as a repository. The hot copy is identical to your
repository (no need to "load").

regards,
-Hari

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