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From Aaron Morton <aa...@thelastpickle.com>
Subject Re: backup strategies
Date Tue, 01 Mar 2011 19:58:58 GMT
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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