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[Discuss] Cloud-backup solutions for Linux?

When I backup Postgresql databases, I use pg_dumpall to dump the data into
a text file; I don't try to backup the binary database files.

I'm not familiar with MongoDB, but I would be surprised if it didn't have a
similar option to dump its data to a text file.

On Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 1:44 PM, Rich Pieri <richard.pieri at> wrote:

> On 9/28/2015 1:04 PM, Bill Bogstad wrote:
>> I think you are both right.   Ed is right because it is a precise
>> image (snapshot) of an albeit inconsistent filesystem.
> I get that now. He is correct in that his snapshots are approximately what
> the guests look like when the power is yanked. Whether or not those
> snapshots are usable is still a problem. It's not just legacy applications
> and operating systems. If you try this with MongoDB for example you are
> guaranteed to have non-working databases in your snapshots.
> --
> Rich P.
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