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From Jason Smith <>
Subject Re: Incremental backups
Date Wed, 29 Feb 2012 08:58:12 GMT
On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 3:45 PM, Mark Hahn <> wrote:
> rdiff should work great.  As a matter of fact I think I'll try using it.

Another reason replication is not quite a backup is that it does not
get _local docs, or the _security object. Also, in some situations (if
you have good storage capacity and bandwidth) you would want to back
up views too which is much easier from the OS layer, not the CouchDB

I wrote about this in a similar discussion here:

Iris Couch

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