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From afters <>
Subject Re: Incremental backups
Date Thu, 25 Nov 2010 13:41:02 GMT
On 25 November 2010 14:39, Dirkjan Ochtman <> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 13:35, afters <> wrote:
> > Could you elaborate a bit? this sounds like a full backup to me?
> (please post your reply below the text you're replying to, to
> facilitate linear reading)
> No, replication only propagates document revisions that are new in the
> source database. You can see in Futon how a database maintains an
> "Update Seq", which is an identifier for the full contents of the
> database at the time. By only transmitting only the updates after a
> seq the target database already has, replication is fairly efficient.

I should have been clearer. I'd like to know if in this method you can
recover not only the from the latest state of the db, but also from previous
states. If I simply backup a file with rsync once every day, I can recover
the state of the db from each of day.

> Cheers,
> Dirkjan

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