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From Nils Breunese <N.Breun...@vpro.nl>
Subject Re: Incremental backups
Date Thu, 25 Nov 2010 11:39:34 GMT
afters wrote:

> The straight-forward way, as I see it, is to shutdown couch and use a tool
> like rsync or duplicity to backup db files. It should do the job well, and
> as an added bonus, it could also be used to backup views.
>
> Does anyone know if a similar backup could be done while the couch is still
> on (and the db is being updated)?

Yes, you can just rsync or copy the files while CouchDB is running. Thanks to CouchDB's append-only
file structure this is safe.

Nils.
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