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October 29, 2020

How to Backup Your Amazon RDS for MySQL and Restore on Your Own Server

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a web service to create and operate relational databases online. With this service, you get to automate time-consuming tasks like hardware configuration, database setup, or patch deployment. Amazon...

October 27, 2020

How to Backup your Dockerized WordPress Data using Named Volumes vs Backup Ninja

With containers, there are a couple of ways that you can backup and restore your data. The most typical way to do data backups for databases in container environments is by creating database dumps. Unlike...

October 22, 2020

Migrating Amazon RDS (MySQL or MariaDB) to an On-Prem Server

Amazon Web Services is a technology giant, especially when it comes to pioneering itself in top-of-the-line cloud computing services. Its fully managed services products (Amazon RDS) is one of a kind. But then again, while...

October 20, 2020

Top Open Source Tools for MySQL & MariaDB Migrations

Large organizations that are using MySQL or MariaDB database platforms are often faced with a need to perform a database migration from one place to another. Regardless of the platform, type of database software (such...

October 16, 2020

Using Barman for PostgreSQL Disaster Recovery

There must be many powerful tools available as a backup and restore option for PostgreSQL in general; Barman, PgBackRest, BART are to name a few in this context. What caught our attention was that Barman...

September 24, 2020

Data Backups for SOC 2 Compliance

SOC 2 is an auditing procedure, developed by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), that seeks to verify if your service providers are securely managing your data to protect the interests of your business and...

August 27, 2020

Securing your Backup Storage on MinIO

A security consideration when setting up your custom storage using MinIO is encryption. By and large, setting up MinIO securely entails encryption in-transit using Transport Layer Security (TLS) certificates, Server-Side Encryption with Client-provided keys (SSE-C)...

July 30, 2020

Comparing MariaDB Enterprise Backup to ClusterControl Backup Management

MariaDB Enterprise Backup is a backup solution from MariaDB Corporation with a number of features such as non-blocking backups, full backup, incremental backup, partial backup and Point in Time Recovery. We often get questions about...

June 17, 2020

Database Backups in the Cloud for Disaster Recovery

Multi-cloud deployments of open source databases require considerations such as high availability, scalability, resiliency, backups, and disaster recovery. In this blog, we will emphasize the importance of database backups in the cloud which provide you...

June 4, 2020

A Guide to Database Backup Archiving in the Cloud

Having a backup plan is a must when running a database in production. Running a backup every day, however, can eventually lead to an excess of backup storage space, especially when running on premises.  One...

May 27, 2020

pghoard Alternatives – PostgreSQL Backup Management with ClusterControl

Managing backups could be a complex and risky task to do in a manual way. You must know that the backup is working according to your backup policy as you don’t want to be in...

May 26, 2020

PostgreSQL Backups: What is pg_basebackup?

pg_basebackup is a simple but powerful utility provided by PostgreSQL to take online and consistent file system-level backups. The backups created using this command contain the actual database files so you don’t need to actually...

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