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Re: Strategy for backup and recovering svn repository

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-04-28 19:30:07 CEST

On Apr 27, 2007, at 15:03, Johnathan Gifford wrote:

> Yes, the plan you propose will work. But, will be a lot more work
> in the event of a recovery situation.
> Our backup strategy plan is this.
> Requisites:
> 1. A hot back up of the repository created the svn-fast-backup
> script every 12 hours. We only keep four days worth of backups as
> anything above that is just taking up space for no real reason in
> our opinion, but feel free keep them longer. Some folks even do
> this after every commit, but that may really be to much over head
> on your server and commit process.

Shouldn't there be close to no overhead? From svn-fast-backup itself:

# Multiple FSFS backups share data via hardlinks, meaning old
backups are
# almost free, since a newer revision of a repository is almost a
# superset of an older revision.

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Received on Sat Apr 28 19:30:52 2007

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