Riak Search and Yokozuna Backup Strategy

Ryan Zezeski rzezeski at basho.com
Mon Jan 27 17:09:55 EST 2014

On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 4:02 PM, Elias Levy <fearsome.lucidity at gmail.com>wrote:
> So it would appear to do it properly, we'd need some support from Yokozuna
> to take the snapshot, return a list of files to backup or back them up
> itself (hard links?), and then to allow an application to signal it to
> release the snapshot or release it itself if its doing the backup.

If you want to do local, file-based backups, yes. It would appear Yokozuna
needs code added in order to backup the Lucene directories without issue.
In the interim there is still the option of only backing up the KV data and
rebuilding the indexes from that.

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