[CentOS] Understanding VDO vs ZFS

Mon May 4 15:27:44 UTC 2020
Jeffrey Walton <noloader at gmail.com>

On Sat, May 2, 2020 at 10:54 PM david <david at daku.org> wrote:
> I'm looking for a solution for backups because ZFS has failed on me
> too many times.  In my environment, I have a large amount of data
> (around 2tb) that I periodically back up.  I keep the last 5
> "snapshots".  I use rsync so that when I overwrite the oldest backup,
> most of the data is already there and the backup completes quickly,
> because only a small number of files have actually changed.

Duplicity works well on CentOS. I had to perform a restore of a
website and wiki after I [accidentally] deleted both. Backups are to
another machine over SSH scheduled through Systemd.

A Duplicity-based backup may help protect your data until you get
something in place you like better.