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TokuMX Hot Backup – Part 3

 | September 24, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

Last week I described TokuDB’s new Hot Backup feature.  This week we are going to briefly discuss the same feature, but as it was added to TokuMX, our version of MongoDB. Since the Hot Backup library is essentially a shim between MySQL and the Linux kernel, intercepting file system calls for the life of the […]

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TokuDB Hot Backup – Part 2

 | September 19, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

In my last post, I discussed the existing backup solutions for MySQL.  At the end I briefly discussed why the backup solutions for InnoDB do not apply to TokuDB.  Now I’m going to outline the backup solution we created.  Our solution works for both TokuDB and InnoDB.  It also has no knowledge of the log […]

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TokuDB Hot Backup – Part 1

 | September 12, 2013 |  Posted In: Tokutek, TokuView

There are multiple ways to backup a MySQL database. Some are more painful than others. In this two part blog we are going to discuss why the new hot backup system in TokuDB is special amidst the existing solutions. First let’s look at existing backup solutions for MySQL and InnoDB. Let’s start with the most […]

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