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Bug ID16352
PG Version9.6.13
OSDocker image postgres:9.6.13
Opened2020-04-08 15:58:57+00
Reported byKrishnaKanth BN

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The following bug has been logged on the website:

Bug reference:      16352
Logged by:          KrishnaKanth BN
Email address:      (redacted)
PostgreSQL version: 9.6.13
Operating system:   Docker image postgres:9.6.13

Our Application is using Postgres Version (Image- postgres:9.6.13) and we
are running it as Docker Container with Volume mounted to a NFS storage. We
came across a peculiar issue.   

We had enabled unique key constraint on a particular table, it was violated
and had duplicate data. When this table was queried in the application, it
was resulting in chunk errors. This had major outage in the application.

ERROR:  missing chunk number 0 for toast value 241012 in pg_toast_2619
STATEMENT:  SELECT distinct role_name FROM tapplication_roles INNER JOIN
troles ON tapplication_roles.role_id = troles.role_id where user_id in

We followed several posts and somehow managed to remove the duplicate rows
and reindexed and vacuumed the table. We also had to manually remove
duplicate entries in pg_statistic table and reindex and vaccum it.

There are couple of other tables in which few rows are corrupted. It is
because of a corrupt value in one of the columns.

We did not see any error in the container logs to isolate this issue when it
first occurred.

Can you please throw some light what might have caused the corruption and
how can we prevent it?


2020-04-08 15:58:57+00PG Bug reporting formBUG #16352: Data corruption in few tables
2020-04-15 17:09:19+00KrishnaKanth BNRe: BUG #16352: Data corruption in few tables
2020-04-15 21:38:16+00Tomas VondraRe: BUG #16352: Data corruption in few tables