gp_segment_configuration

The gp_segment_configuration table contains information about mirroring and segment configuration.

column type references description
dbid smallint   The unique identifier of a segment (or master) instance.
content smallint   The content identifier for a segment instance. A primary segment instance and its corresponding mirror will always have the same content identifier.
For a segment the value is from 0-N-1, where N is the number of primary segments in the system.
For the master, the value is always -1.
role char   The role that a segment is currently running as. Values are p (primary) or m(mirror).
preferred_role char   The role that a segment was originally assigned at initialization time. Values are p (primary) or m(mirror).
mode char   The synchronization status of a segment with its mirror copy. Values are s (synchronized), c (change logging), or r (resyncing).
status char   The fault status of a segment. Values are u (up) or d (down).
port integer   The TCP port the database server listener process is using.
hostname text   The hostname of a segment host.
address text   The hostname used to access a particular segment on a segment host. This value may be the same as hostname in systems upgraded from 3.x or on systems that do not have per-interface hostnames configured.
replication_port integer   The TCP port the file block replication process is using to keep primary and mirror segments synchronized.

Parent topic: System Catalogs Definitions

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