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From afters <afters.m...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Incremental backups
Date Thu, 25 Nov 2010 16:43:38 GMT
Thanks, that's what I'm working on currently (another possible tool, that
also encrypts, is Duplicity), and it seems like a decent solution now that I
know I could do it without stopping couch.

On 25 November 2010 18:31, Nils Breunese <N.Breunese@vpro.nl> wrote:

> afters wrote:
>
> > I could do incremental backups for, say, every day of the week, and at
> the
> > end of the week compact my DB and do a full backup. This way I could roll
> > back do any day during the last week.
> >
> > If I could precisely roll back a DB (something like what Dirkjan said:
> > roll-back-n-seqs, or roll-back-t-seconds), I could skip the incremental
> > backup and simply replicate. That way I would only need to do a backup
> > before compaction.
>
> I'd look into using a tool like rdiff-backup or the more involved (but
> great) BackupPC. It'll only copy/transfer a diff from the previous backup
> and you'll have multiple points in time you can go back to.
>
> Nils.
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