On 06/09/2016 11:43 AM, Valeri Galtsev wrote: > When databases are concerned, I would never rely on a snapshot of their > storage files. Either stop relevant daemon(s), then do fs snapshot, or > better though do dbdump and restore databases from dump when you need to > restore it. Dumping and restoring files can be *really* slow, so "better" is highly subjective. Instead, you could quiesce your databases to get a filesystem snapshot. I wrote a framework for doing this that is filesystem and application agnostic, which I mentioned in a previous message.