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From Gmail <david.vancouver...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Time machine backup while CouchDB running?
Date Fri, 29 Jan 2010 02:53:11 GMT
Great, thanks.  Writing from iPhone, don't know why it's from  
Gmail...  Pretty funny.

------------------
David Van Couvering
http://davidvancouvering.blogspot.com

On Jan 28, 2010, at 6:47 PM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:

> We should add that this is true for 0.10 or later. :)
>
> 0.9 and earlier still support copy-while-couch-is-running.
>
> Cheers
> Jan
> --
>
> On 28 Jan 2010, at 18:26, Paul Davis wrote:
>
>> I've never been emailed by Gmail before...
>>
>> Its true because CouchDB is an append only file format. If you have a
>> *.couch file you can test such things my progressively trimming from
>> the tail end of the file and loading it between truncations. As long
>> as there's no corruption randomly throughout the file everything
>> should be valid.
>>
>> HTH,
>> Paul Davis
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 9:18 PM, Gmail  
>> <david.vancouvering@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> You say that with such confidence :).  This is true even if Couch  
>>> is writing
>>> to the db file at the same time TM is backing it up?  Does TM use  
>>> some kind
>>> I'd shadow copy?
>>>
>>> ------------------
>>> David Van Couvering
>>> http://davidvancouvering.blogspot.com
>>>
>>> On Jan 28, 2010, at 4:12 PM, Benoit Chesneau <bchesneau@gmail.com>  
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 12:41 AM, David Van Couvering
>>>> <david@vancouvering.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Anyone know if a TimeMachine backup of a running CouchDB will  
>>>>> work, or is
>>>>> there a likelihood of corruption?
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> David W. Van Couvering
>>>>>
>>>>> http://www.linkedin.com/in/davidvc
>>>>> http://davidvancouvering.blogspot.com
>>>>> http://twitter.com/dcouvering
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Yes it should work without any problem.
>>>>
>>>> - benoit
>>>
>

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