On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 9:32 AM, Chris Withers <ch...@simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
> Jim Fulton wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 7:01 PM, Chris Withers <ch...@simplistix.co.uk>
>> wrote:
>>> Jim Fulton wrote:
>>>> There's nothing official or supported about a backup solution without
>>>> automated tests.
>>>> So I guess there isn't one.
>>> Right, so what does Zope Corp use?
>> We use ZRS, of course.
> Well, ZRS solves the HA challenge the same way as zeoraid, if I understand
> correctly, but what about offsite backups and the like?

We replicate to off-site secondaries.

> The project I'm currently working on uses repozo to create backups that:
> - get hoovered by the hosting provider's backup mechanisms and rotated
> offsite daily
> - get sprayed by rsync over ssh to a DR site on another continent
> How would ZRS solve these problems?

I don't know what "these" refers to.  ZRS secondaries are hot backups.
They can be on- or off-site.

>> I'd prefer that there be a file-storage backup solution out of the box.
>> repozo is the logical choice.  It sounds like it needs some love though.
>> This isn't something I'd likely get to soon.
> I'm not sure how much love repozo needs. It works, and it won't need
> changing until FileStorage's format changes, which I don't see happening any
> time soon.

It needs automated tests, at least.


Jim Fulton
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