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From "Nicolas " <nto...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Backing up the repository
Date Tue, 01 Aug 2006 17:41:49 GMT
Hi Mikko,

Since the work is not over, the design has changed slightly. I will update
the wiki as soon as the code is over. Basically, you will be able (and are
now actually) to backup any repository.

Nicolas

On 8/1/06, mikko.peltonen@netikka.fi <mikko.peltonen@netikka.fi> wrote:
>
>
> Hi Jukka,
>
> >
> > Until the backup/restore tool is finished, you have two main options:
> >
> > 1) Use the system view XML format to backup the content of your
> > workspaces. This allows hot backups, but doesn't support easy
> > restoring of namespaces, node types, or version histories.
> >
> > 2) Shut down the repository and use file-system (and optionally
> > database) level backup tools. This gives you a complete snapshot of
> > the entire repository, but requires a complete shutdown.
>
> Thanks for the clarification. I think this should be part of the
> Jackrabbit FAQ.
>
> >
> > > I'm aware of the GSoC project for a backup tool, but that seem not to
> > support
> > > DbPM/FileSystem at least initially?
> >
> > It does. The current design of the backup tool works mostly on top of
> > the JCR API using a slightly customized version of the system view XML
> > format along with other information to provide a relatively complete
> > backup of the entire repository. The restore part of the tool should
> > be finished by the end of the summer.
>
> Great! I somehow got the impression it only supports Xml or Object PM from
> here:
> http://wiki.apache.org/jackrabbit/BackupTool, but now reading more
> carefully it
> means the *tool* uses one of these for the backup or what?
>
> -Mikko-
>
> P.S. Jackrabbit web site currently looks pretty messed up with Firefox, at
> least
> with my 1.5.0.5 on XP.
>
> >
> > BR,
> >
> > Jukka Zitting
> >
> > --
> > Yukatan - http://yukatan.fi/ - info@yukatan.fi
> > Software craftsmanship, JCR consulting, and Java development
> >
>
>
>
>


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