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From "Dan Zinngrabe" <...@sometrics.com>
Subject Re: backup approaches
Date Wed, 07 Jan 2009 23:23:32 GMT
On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 1:45 PM, Andrew Purtell <apurtell@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi Jeremy,
>
>> From: Jeremy Pinkham
>> As a simplistic approach, I was considering just stopping
>> hbase and making a copy of its directory on DFS.
>
> Making periodic snapshots by shutting down your cluster and
> doing a copy in HDFS is effective enough. You may want to
> look at this also:
>  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-897

Sidenote - I'll be updating 897 soon, hopefully.

>
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> There's no live backup or snapshot capability in HBase now.
> You may want to monitor these issues:
>  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-7
>  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-50
> One of these could produce results that support hot backup
> at the file level.
>
>    - Andy
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