[CentOS] remote backup

Thu Jun 9 20:16:42 UTC 2016
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Gordon Messmer wrote:
> 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.

That's what "middle of the night maintenance window" is for.