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osm2pgsql is surely designed to import the whole planet into postgis. You have to make sure to use a recent version of osm2pgsql, because the node numbers in OSM have hit a limit which made it necessary to change the number format from integer to long integer. Older versions of osm2pgsql will fail therefore. On windows, there are a few more pitfalls. You ...
Maybe osmosis is the option you are looking for. You can use osmosis to import all tags into the postgis database. Since osmosis does not build GIS ready to use objects you must do this in a separate process using SQL. A very good collection to start with are the osmosis layers from moenk available on github.
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