On 08/01/2019 20:34, Russell Coker wrote:
On Wednesday, 9 January 2019 7:25:35 AM AEDT Andrew
Luke Nesbit via luv-main
Do you mind if I ask you what your backup regime
is? I often ask
people when the topic comes up because it's such an important thing.
I'm always interested in potentially improving my knowledge and
Firstly I use BTRFS or ZFS for everything that matters. The first stage of
backup is filesystem snapshots, that covers the most common restore case of
"oops I deleted the wrong file".
Thank you for explaining this to me/us. I have been thinking about what
you wrote in the hope that the penny would drop, but no such luck so far...
Are you saying that the snapshot _itself_ is literally the first-stage
Next I rsync files to a disk with a BTRFS filesystem
and use BTRFS snapshots
on that for multiple backups (going back months or years as most files don't
Are the files you rsync to the disk with Btrfs are the snapstop files
you mentioned earlier? Or regular files in the "working portion" of the
Some of those disks with backups are stored offsite.
How do you make this decision, and how is this implemented?
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