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If it is not specified, the commands must be executed connected as a database "superuser".
About the solutions:
- could be more than one. Here is one solution that often takes into account of the performance tuning
- they could change because of the database version
- it is not warranted to be error-free in all the database environments

February - Postgres jsonb and Unix time stamp

Level (*) : 2
Topic (*) : Postgres

In your db, there is a table called CUST.
It is like this:
                    Table "public.cust"
    Column   |  Type   | Collation | Nullable | Default 
   id        | integer |           | not null | 
   name      | text    |           |          | 
   birthinfo | jsonb   |           |          | 
     "cust_pk" PRIMARY KEY, btree (id)
In it, there is data like this:
   id |   name     |             birthinfo                        
    1 | Loris Assi | {"city": "Augusta", "date": 203644800000, "pr": "SR"}
The date information is in Unix time stamp format (milliseconds from January 1st, 1970).
You have to find a query in order to convert that date in 'yyyymmdd' format.

Then the query result should be like this:
   id |    name    | birthdate 
    1 | Loris Assi | 19760615

January - Postgres backup error

Level (*) : 2
Topic (*) : Postgres

Using Barman, we launch a backup of a Postgres cluster database called "c3".
We receive the following error:
 barman@dblor:~$ barman backup c3
 Starting backup using postgres method for server c3 in /u1/barman/c3/base/20191219T105926
 Backup start at LSN: 16/FF34BB88 (0000000100000016000000FF, 0034BB88)
 Starting backup copy via pg_basebackup for 20191219T105926
 ERROR: Backup failed copying files.
 DETAILS: data transfer failure on directory '/u1/barman/c3/base/20191219T105926/data'
 pg_basebackup error:
 pg_basebackup: initiating base backup, waiting for checkpoint to complete
 pg_basebackup: could not initiate base backup: SSL SYSCALL error: EOF detected
 pg_basebackup: removing contents of data directory "/u1/barman/c3/base/20191219T105926/data"
Which could be the reason of that error?
And what you can do in order to avoid it?

1: easy solution
2: medium solution
3: hard (or long) solution

quiz usually suitable for Oracle DBAs
Progr: quiz usually suitable for PL/SQL or SQL Programmers
DBA/Progr: quiz suitable for Oracle DBAs and for Programmers
Postgres: regarding the Postgresql database


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