-All the data needed for a database cluster is stored within the cluster's data
+Traditionally, the configuration and data files used by a database
+cluster are stored together within the cluster's data
directory, commonly referred to as <varname>PGDATA</> (after the name of the
environment variable that can be used to define it). A common location for
<varname>PGDATA</> is <filename>/var/lib/pgsql/data</>. Multiple clusters,
<filename>postgresql.conf</filename>, <filename>pg_hba.conf</filename>, and
<filename>pg_ident.conf</filename> are traditionally stored in
<varname>PGDATA</> (although in <productname>PostgreSQL</productname> 8.0 and
-later, it is possible to
keep them elsewhere).
+later, it is possible to them elsewhere).
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