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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: Incremental backups
Date Thu, 25 Nov 2010 11:21:57 GMT
just copy the file, there's no need to stop couchdb. Replication would
be another way, of course.

On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 11:16 AM, afters <> wrote:
> hi folks,
> As I'm about to implement it myself, I'm curious to know how people handle
> incremental backups for their DB's.
> 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)?
> Does anyone do incremental backups using replication?
>  a.

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