Re: Questions about a script for regular backups
From: Andreas Stieger <Andreas.Stieger_at_gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2019 18:39:12 +0200
> > A hobbyist approach this this has lead to many instances
Literally any situation where the undesired change to be recovered from happened before this last and single copy was taken.
Pretty much, yes. But at backup time you don't care about that. And the recommendations against the dump format for a backup is the fact that the dump/load cycle is much slower, emphasis on the load part.
> Is it practical to call it daily with a
To verify a successful backup, yes. Again, you don't need to care about how long the backup takes. Only about it's consistency and the time to restore in a restore event.
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