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From Steven Singer <Steven.Sin...@radintl.com>
Subject RE: Hot backup solutions?
Date Fri, 06 Jul 2007 19:29:06 GMT

Are you using versioning?

The version history for all workspaces are stored in a single version 
workspace (and common version_* tables in the RDMS).  This wil be a 
problem for doing workspace specific backups from the filesystem or 
database.



> Hi Thomas et al,
> We've using hot backups of the file system and database right now. That's ok
> but I really want to be able to backup and restore individual workspaces
> (our system has a distinct workspace for each customer). Imagine the
> scenario where a particular workspace was corrupted or we wished to migrate
> a workspace between environments etc.
>
> Given a file system and database backup I'm comfortable with:
> 1) the workspace specific tables, and
> 2) the [reposhome]/workspaces/[workspace] directory
>
> But what I don't know is what workspace specific state exists in 3)
> [reposhome]/repository and 4) [reposhome]/version.
>
> If I wanted to restore a particular workspace from a backup is it sufficient
> to restore 1) and 2) or are 3) and 4) affected.
>
> Regards,
> Shaun.
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas Mueller [mailto:thomas.tom.mueller@gmail.com]
> Sent: 06 July 2007 15:52
> To: users@jackrabbit.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Hot backup solutions?
>
> Hi,
>
> Would hot backup of the underlying file system / database be a
> solution for you, and if not why not?
>
> Thomas
>
>

Steven Singer
RAD International Ltd.
905-624-1888 ext 215



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