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From "Michael Neale" <michael.ne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: RE: Hot backup solutions?
Date Wed, 25 Jul 2007 06:51:54 GMT
Me too. From my experience the performance of the export to XML is to poor
to be used for a backup.

I don't think JCR2.0 addresses hot backups, so I don't think a standard at
that level will happen. Of course there is nothing stopping jackrabbit
having a persistence manager independent facility (but it would be a LOT of
work, and it has to be near perfect). For now, I would say use the database
facilities (but that also means you can't do a per-workspace hot backup and
restore, in effect).

On 7/25/07, Mark Waschkowski <mwaschkowski@gmail.com> wrote:
> I've checked the wiki at:
>   http://wiki.apache.org/jackrabbit/BackupTool
> and it hasn't been updated since: " 2006-08-16 19:18:27" so I think that
> its
> way outdated. I looked in Jira and saw that there are some patches, but
> its
> not complete yet, and nothing added to source tree.
> Thomas said:
> "Would hot backup of the underlying file system / database be a
> solution for you, and if not why not?"
> I know for an RDBMS typically you can't do a file system backup of the
> database because of issues around transactions not yet committed and the
> database state. For postgresql, for example, you can do a hot backup, but
> you have to use a database specific tool, not just backing up the files at
> any moment in time. Isn't jackrabbit the same in this regard?
> I would like to try and pull together some details about this because I'm
> sure that there are other people interested in doing hot/backups. If there
> is enough input here, I will add or update a backup page into the wiki for
> future reference.
> Regards,
> Mark

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