Backing up with Backrest

PgBackRest is a backup system developed at Resonate and open sourced to address issues around the backup of multi-terabyte databases. It supports per file checksums, compression, partial/failed backup resume, high-performance parallel transfer, async archiving, tablespaces, expiration, full/differential/incremental, local/remote operation via SSH, hard-linking, and more. PgBackRest is written in Perl and uses common (and configurable) command line tools, but does not depend on rsync or tar and instead performs its own deltas which gives it maximum flexibility. It works with any file system that provides snapshots to allow easy access to data by starting a cluster directly on the backup. This talk will introduce the features, give sample configurations, and talk about design philosophy.

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  • David S.

    I'll post here when I have a stable version that you can all start playing with.

    1 · July 15

  • Amit

    Yes, looking forward to testing it. Shows a lot of promise

    July 15

  • Graeme

    Great presentation from David. The product looks great.

    July 15

  • Brad S.

    Looking forward to seeing everyone tonight!

    July 14

  • Elizabeth V

    Hey Tammy,
    We have paid parking in our building but there is also parking on the street and it is free. Looking forward to seeing you.

    July 10

  • Tammy

    This will be my first time coming. Is there free parking or paid parking?

    July 10

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