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From Martin Hewitt <mar...@thenoi.se>
Subject Re: Best practice for backing up CouchDB
Date Thu, 05 Apr 2012 15:29:59 GMT
Thanks Alon, I thought I'd seen this question asked before, but Google defeated me!

Martin 

On 5 Apr 2012, at 16:21, Alon Keren wrote:

> Hi Martin,
> 
> I asked this question a while back, and the resulting discussion is quite
> informative:
> http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.comp.db.couchdb.user/11410
> 
>  Alon
> 
> On 5 April 2012 17:46, Martin Hewitt <martin@thenoi.se> wrote:
> 
>> Hi all,
>> 
>> I was just wondering if anyone had any hints, tips or tricks for doing
>> live, incremental backups of a CouchDB install?
>> 
>> I'm assuming that the data are in the .couch files, and the generated
>> views are in the .db_name_design folders, ergo, I should make sure that the
>> .couch files are totally safe, and the views can be backed up, to a degree,
>> but can always be regenerated from the .couch files?
>> 
>> Are there any access/locking/permissions issues that anyone's come across?
>> 
>> Many thanks,
>> 
>> Martin


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