Archive for the 'backup' Category

The btrfs backup experiment | Anchor Web Hosting Blog

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Today we’re talking about our experience with btrfs, the next-gen Linux filesystem. btrfs has been maturing rapidly over the last few years and offers many compelling features for modern systems, so we’ve been putting it through its paces on some o…

The btrfs backup experiment | Anchor Web Hosting Blog

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Today we’re talking about our experience with btrfs, the next-gen Linux filesystem. btrfs has been maturing rapidly over the last few years and offers many compelling features for modern systems, so we’ve been putting it through its paces on some o…

The btrfs backup experiment | Anchor Web Hosting Blog

Friday, April 26th, 2013

Today we’re talking about our experience with btrfs, the next-gen Linux filesystem. btrfs has been maturing rapidly over the last few years and offers many compelling features for modern systems, so we’ve been putting it through its paces on some o…

Reliable Linux backups: How to backup Linux, BSD and other Unix-like systems properly

Monday, April 19th, 2010

General notes about backup systems, useful when u need to explain something to other ppl, — use can use this notes instead of writing your own. (no info about “advanced” topics, like differential, incremental, reverse vs forward deltas, bare-metal r…

Man page of ddsnap [Sync LVM snapshots to backup server]

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

a way to ‘sync’ block devices in ‘rsync’ style. Useful to implement backup of xen VMs based on LVM volumes. Also see http://serverfault.com/questions/27397/sync-lvm-snapshots-to-backup-server

Pitrtools – Trac /set of tools for setting up PITR on PostgreSQL/

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

PITRTools is a set of wrapper scripts that provide warm standby functionality to PostgreSQL. The software is essentially two scripts, cmd_archiver.py and cmd_standby.py. The project is under the BSD license.

Why power failures are bad for your data

Friday, July 25th, 2008

artilcle tells what happens when u pull the plug … in short nothing good will happen, so use UPS! read article for details

[russian] how to make backup via sql request /PostgreSQL forum at sql.ru || Сделать backup через запрос / PostgreSQL : Форум на SQL.RU

Friday, June 27th, 2008

CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION makebackup()

LVM2 – Logical Volume Management – take 2

Friday, May 30th, 2008

sort of a lecture slides/presenation that contains a useful explaination how several LVM2 features actually work (i.e. backup)

Linux.com :: Efficient rsyncrypto hides remote sync data

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

small tools to rsync encrypted files