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From hanasaki <hanas...@hanaden.com>
Subject Re: Backing up a repository
Date Thu, 10 May 2007 17:26:49 GMT
Thoughts on a live backup using sometype of DB independent JCR compliant
tool?

John Ewing wrote:
> We currently persist our repository to a MS SQL Server Database and handle
> the backups using DTS to copy the data to another SQL Server install on a
> separate server.  This works very nicely for us.  To restore, we delete the
> repository home directory (repository xml is stored elsewhere), point at
> the
> desired repository DB, and the index is rebuild when we create an instance
> of the repository.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> John
> 
> On 5/9/07, Shaun Barriball <sbarriba@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>> Jeremy,
>> Have you considered using the exportsystemview method?
>>
>> This is available programmatically on session or we have been using the
>> command line utility (a contributed component) which provides
>> "exportsysview
>> /home c:/temp/home.xml" functionality.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Shaun.
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jeremy Volkman [mailto:jvolkman@gmail.com]
>> Sent: 08 May 2007 21:27
>> To: users@jackrabbit.apache.org
>> Subject: Backing up a repository
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> We're currently using Jackrabbit as the store for our internal CMS, and
>> I'm
>> looking for a way to perform nightly backups on our repository.  We're
>> currently using the DerbyPersistenceManager for both versions and
>> workspaces.  Does Jackrabbit have any built-in functionality for
>> performing
>> backups, or should I simply make a copy of the repository directory?  In
>> the
>> latter case, do I have to shutdown the repository before doing so?
>> Optimally I'd be able to lock the repository and make a backup, having
>> subsequent writes to the repository simply block.
>>
>> I've looked at the contributed BackupTool, but it seems to be developed
>> against Jackrabbit 1.1, and we're currently using 1.2.3 (and may move to
>> 1.3).
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Jeremy Volkman
>>
>>
> 

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