[Gluster-users] geo replication as backup

Ivan Rossi rouge2507 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 25 14:00:52 UTC 2016

I would not say that it is the only and official way.
For examples, the bareos (bareos.org) backup system can talk to cluster via
gfapi, IIRC

Il 21/nov/2016 17:32, "Gandalf Corvotempesta" <
gandalf.corvotempesta at gmail.com> ha scritto:
> 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
> >
> 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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