[Gluster-users] geo replication as backup
dougti+gluster at gmail.com
Thu Nov 24 19:23:50 UTC 2016
I've got a couple of geo-diverse high-capacity ZFS storage boxes for this
exact purpose. Geo-rep rsyncs to the boxes & regular snapshots are taken of
the ZFS volumes. Works flawlessly & allows us to traverse & restore
specific versions of individual files in seconds/minutes.
On 21 November 2016 at 13:32, Gandalf Corvotempesta <
gandalf.corvotempesta at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2016-11-21 15:48 GMT+01:00 Aravinda <avishwan at redhat.com>:
> > When you set checkpoint, you can watch the status of checkpoint
> > using geo-rep status. Once checkpoint complete, it is guaranteed that
> > everything created before Checkpoint Time is synced to slave.(Note: It
> > ensures that all the creates/updates done before checkpoint time but
> > may sync the files which are created/modified after Checkpoint time)
> > Read more about Checkpoint here
> > http://gluster.readthedocs.io/en/latest/Administrator%
> Thank you.
> So, can I assume this is the official (and only) way to properly
> backup a Gluster storage ?
> I'm saying "only" way because it would be impossible to backup a multi
> terabyte storage with any other software.
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