[CentOS] remote backup

Thu Jun 9 20:03:09 UTC 2016
Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com>

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 

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.