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Both are clearly stated in the documentation. Anyone that puts any DB into production without reading all the documentation beforehand is foolish and has no room to complain. If there are only "experimenting" then at what point will they read the documentation?



I would guess almost every DBA and sysamdin in the world is foolish. I doubt almost nobody has read the entire documentation for PostgreSQL, Oracle or MySQL.

Still they manage to get those databases up an running without any data loss with just some generic knowledge about OS:es and hardware and reading choice parts of the documentation. Strange, huh?


If a default configuration of a _database_ product doesn't try its best to keep the data safe it shouldn't be just clearly stated in the documentation. It should be a flashing red banner on the front page and everytime its service process starts.




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