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pg_restore: [archiver (db)] Error while INITIALIZING:

I am getting the error of: pg_restore: [archiver (db)] Error while INITIALIZING: pg_restore: [archiver (db)] could not execute query: ERROR: unrecognized configuration parameter "...
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PostgreSQL - REFRESH MATERIALIZED VIEW while pg_dump

(Version 9.3) Asking this after searching around without any solution: I create a simple materialized view (in practice, I have a few of them). I call pg_dump to backup the database. While pg_dump ...
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postgres - pg_dump and pg_restore without roles

I'm trying to restore a dump without having the appropriate roles on the receiving database. As mentioned here but also here, you need to have the --no-owner as an option, either in pg_dump or ...
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How to run pg_dump so that it doesn't slow down other connections?

I am running a daily pg_dump on PostgreSQL 9.3.14 database of approx. 50 GB of size: pg_dump -Fc dbname > file The problem I am having is that while pg_dump runs, which takes several hours, all ...
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PostgreSQL 9.3: Dump a database excluding the data of some tables

Consider a production database with a few dozens of normal-size tables, and a handful of huge tables. I am looking for a convenient way to pg_dump the database content, excluding the few huge tables, ...
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dumping database with “compressed data is corrupt” errors

I'm using pg_dump to dump a large (396 GB) PostgreSQL database: pg_dump --clean --create mydatabase After running for a day, a statement fails with ERROR: compressed data is corrupt and pg_dump ...
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How to speedup pg_dump big database

I've got big database (about 900GB), and when I migrate it to new server dump speed is not more than 2MB/s (very slow). Link between servers is 10Gb/s. The database contain 20 tables with different ...
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Output from `pg_dump --schema-only` has inconsistent order

I'm trying to compare schemas between 2 (identical) databases using pg_dump --schema-only in PostgreSQL 9.3.9, but the diff of the output shows the ordering is inconsistent for two triggers: ...
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Update staging data with production data in Postgresql

I'm using PostgreSQL (version 9.3) on my server and I want to update the data in my staging instance database with the data in my production instance database. Each database is controlled by a ...
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Local Backup from Amazon RDS PostgreSQL database

I have a PostgreSQL database on an Amazon RDS instance. I want to have a local dump of this instance. So far, I've tried with this: PGPASSWORD="Password" pg_dump -h mydb.xxxxxx.us-east-1.rds....
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Why postgresql pg_dump exports a view as a table?

I am using PostgreSQL 9.3 pg_dump tool for extracting only the public schema definition using: pg_dump -s -n public -h host -U postgres --dbname=db > ./schema.sql but when I check schema.sql one ...
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How to make pg_dump skip extension?

This is on 9.3 but I can remember simillar things happening since 7.x. So I create database and install plpgsql extension into it. Later on I create a pg_dump and before restoring it into databse I ...
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script for restore of postgres database localy from dump given on stdin - ambiguous redirect

Runing this command: sshpass -p "pass" ssh x@1.2.3.4 "pg_dump -U foo some_db" runs perfectly fine. It returns on stdandard output the dump of db. Then I would like to restore new_db based on dump ...
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PostgreSQL 9.3: pg_dump fails due to tiger.direction_lookup

I am trying to dump the schema from one of my PostgreSQL 9.3+PostGIS databases: /usr/lib/postgresql/9.3/bin/pg_dump --schema-only -h stg-db.....rds.amazonaws.com ...