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From Sasha Dolgy <sdo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: backup strategies
Date Wed, 02 Mar 2011 08:24:50 GMT
ah, not sure how i didn't see this.  sorry!

Is anyone actively using this approach?  Have you recovered from a
failure ?  Was it pain free?

-sd

On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 8:58 PM, Aaron Morton <aaron@thelastpickle.com> wrote:
> Does this help http://wiki.apache.org/cassandra/Operations#Backing_up_data
>
> Aaron
>
> On 2/03/2011, at 1:07 AM, Sasha Dolgy <sdolgy@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Everyone,
>>
>> One of the fears I've always had with DFS and building up these large
>> data stores, like Cassandra, is what to do in the event of an
>> unexpected fault or failure.  This happened with gmail yesterday ...
>> http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2011/02/gmail-back-soon-for-everyone.html
>> ... Is anyone performing any types of backup operations for the data
>> in cassandra ... to safeguard against the unlikely chance of losing or
>> corrupting everything?
>>
>> Be interested to know how you've accomplished this.  Archiving /
>> backup is important ... but have you ever tested the restore?
>>
>> thanks in advance,
>> -sd
>>
>> --
>> Sasha Dolgy
>> sasha.dolgy@gmail.com
>



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Sasha Dolgy
sasha.dolgy@gmail.com

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