PostgreSQL Installation

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by etpoole60, Jun 4, 2017.

  1. etpoole60

    etpoole60 New Member

    Most everything I've read has the installation of postgresql on CentOS being done using yum. I'm sure that works quite well, however, I am of the group who likes to do their installation into locations I choose (i.e. Oracle DB 11gR2 allows me to install onto a separate RAID1 file system).

    I'm looking at migrating from Oracle DB to PostgreSQL, but I want to control where my software, tablespaces, etc. are located. Has anyone seen documentation on how to do this?
    Here's what I am looking at:
    • I've 10 file systems for all things DBMS, DBMSU00 - DBMSU09
    • All of my Oracle software has been installed on /DBMSU00/oracle
    • All of the Oracle control files and tablespaces are scattered across /dbmsu01/oracle - /dbmsu09/oracle depending on the instance (there are 4 instances).
    • When I install PostgreSQL I want the software located at /dbmsu00/pgsql.
    • When I use ora2pg to migrate I want the associated files (tablespaces, etc.) located on the same file systems, i.e. /dbmsu01/pgsql - /dbmsu09/pgsql.
    Is this being to anal???
  2. ruliezz

    ruliezz Member

    Editing the config file? For MySQL for instead you can config the path of your databases etc. In your case please check the documentation for more information and possibilities.

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