[CentOS] C8 and backup solution

Fri Apr 3 13:53:26 UTC 2020
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On 4/3/20 8:34 AM, John Pierce wrote:
> Do note, backup systems that use rsync or similar file by file copies of a
> running system do not make coherent atomic snapshots, so things like
> relational databases should be excluded from those, and backed by database
> tools

Long ago I learned to back up databases by dumping them (with a flag 
"lock" or similar to make sure no changed are made during dump), and 
backing up dump file.

Just my 2 cents.


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Valeri Galtsev
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