[CentOS] remote backup

Thu Jun 9 18:14:59 UTC 2016
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

where Rsync falls down, is if you need a point in time snapshot... Rsync 
processes one file at a time, so if the files are being updated while 
its running, the differnet files will be copied at different times.   
This is usually fine for static archives of files and such, but 
unsuitable for a database server where random updates are being made of 
various files and they all have to be consistent.

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz