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From Sridhar Chellappa <schellap2...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Backup strategy
Date Thu, 07 Nov 2013 14:28:32 GMT
Yes. I am taking a Snapshot and then offloading the full data into S3.  How
will Table Snap help?


On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 6:57 AM, Robert Coli <rcoli@eventbrite.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 4:36 PM, Sridhar Chellappa <schellap2009@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>>
>>    1. *If not, what is the right  backup strategy ?*
>>
>> You didn't specify, but it sounds like you are doing a snapshot and then
> a full offhost backup of the sstables?
>
> Perhaps instead of point in time full backups, you could continuously back
> up with something like tablesnap [1]? tablesnap watches the datadir for
> newly created SSTables and then writes the file and a manifest containing
> which other files were also in the directory at the time. These two pieces
> of information allow you to restore to the point in time when any given
> (immutable) data file was created.
>
> =Rob
>
> [1] https://github.com/synack/tablesnap
>

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