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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Couchdb Wiki] Update of "FilesystemBackups" by JasonHuggins
Date Fri, 22 Aug 2008 20:34:13 GMT
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The following page has been changed by JasonHuggins:
http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/FilesystemBackups

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  [http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-couchdb-user/200808.mbox/%3c32800028-9286-47C8-82A5-1ECC25667FDA@apache.org%3e
Couch-users discussion from Damien Katz - August 2008]:
  
  {{{
- you can copy a live database file from the OS at anytime without problem. Doesn't matter
if its being updated, or even if its being compacted, the CouchDB never-overwrite storage
format ensures it should just work without issue.
+ Actually, you can copy a live database file from the OS at anytime without problem. Doesn't
matter if its being updated, or even if its being compacted, the CouchDB never-overwrite storage
format ensures it should just work without issue.
  }}}
  
  For all platforms, locate your database, configuration, and log files and perform a filesystem
copy. Be careful to preserve file permissions, too. Archive these files to wherever you want--
ideally on a different machine in a different physical location -- with appropriate security
limiting access.   
  
- For example, here are the directories to backup for a CouchDB install on Ubuntu:
+ For example, here are the directories to backup for a [http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/InstallingOnUbuntu
CouchDB install on Ubuntu]:
+ 
- Configuration: /usr/local/etc/couchdb/
+   * Configuration: /usr/local/etc/couchdb/
+ 
- Database files: /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb/    
+   * Database files: /usr/local/var/lib/couchdb/    
+ 
- Logs: /usr/local/var/log/couchdb/       
+   * Logs: /usr/local/var/log/couchdb/       
  
  
  

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