Seeking Backup solution for live nodes

Matthew Von-Maszewski matthewv at basho.com
Mon Sep 26 09:18:36 EDT 2016


Here are notes on the new hot backup:

https://github.com/basho/leveldb/wiki/mv-hot-backup

This sound like what you need?

Matthew

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> On Sep 26, 2016, at 5:39 AM, Niels Christian Sorensen <ncs at corporateencryption.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> We use Riak-kv Enterprise Edition as base for Riak CS to store files in. Each customer has a separate bucket in the cluster(s) and all data is stored multi site in 3 copies. Thus the "i lost a node" situation is fully covered.
> 
> I need however, a solution for providing customers with a "single instance" backup of their data.
> 
> I am aware of the possibility of tar, cp, scp, what-ever-copy of the data - but this require me to take system off-line according to this:
> https://docs.basho.com/riak/kv/2.1.4/using/cluster-operations/backing-up/
> 
> Also I would still have to restore all customers data (and all involved nodes) - this is not trivial!
> 
> Also I realize that the "riak-admin backup" is deprecated and should be avoided - It seemed like an easy solution to my problem but....
> 
> The s3cmd will allow me to pull out the data and I could most likely write a fantastic automatic script based system to use this - I do not have the time for that and are therefor looking for a commercial or "pre-build - adjustable" solution that will allow me to pull out a single copy of all data stored in a bucket and keep it elsewhere.
> 
> Any ideas / solutions / quotes (as external consultant) on a solution to this problem?
> 
> A plan for recovery is obviously also needed ;-)
> 
> Thanks in advance
> 
> /Christian
> 
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