How To Check Why DIVADirector Postgres DB Backups Increase in Size or Are Significantly Larger Then Postgres DB Size On Disk (Doc ID 2047861.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 11, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle DIVAdirector - Version 5.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

DIVADirector Postgres DB Backups are expected to be x2 to x4 larger than the database itself. This is due to the fact that DB Backups are stored in plain text.

However, when the relative size of the database grows quickly, or when Postgres DB Backups are increasing significantly from day to day, one could suspect a DB table bloat or unwanted size increase.

Such DB table increases can be linked to:

 

Solution

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