[Gluster-users] geo replication as backup

Gandalf Corvotempesta gandalf.corvotempesta at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 08:06:03 UTC 2016


Il 19 nov 2016 10:36, "Gandalf Corvotempesta" <
gandalf.corvotempesta at gmail.com> ha scritto:

> Would be possible to setup a geo-replicated cluster to be used as backup?
> Obviously deleted files on master would be also deleted on the
> replicated, so this won't be feasable to be used as backup, BUT if I
> schedule a snapshot every night (on the replicated node), I can use
> the snapshot as backup.
> I case of restore, I have to mount the snapshot e restore from there.
> Something like this, on the geo-replicated node:
> # gluster snapshot create backup_$(date +%Y%m%d_%H%M) gv0
> in a cronjob
> Any drawbacks ?
> Backing up a multi-terabyte or multi-petabyte would be impossible with
> standard rsnyc or any other backup tools.
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