Best Practise for Servoy/Postgres Backup

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Best Practise for Servoy/Postgres Backup

Postby Bernd.N » Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:39 pm

I would like to ask about recommendations regarding best practice to backup a Servoy solution running with Postgres:

a) how often do you run pg_dump during the day, and do you also backup changes between those full dumps, and how?

b) can you recommend physical server snapshots that are atomic, additionally to pg_dump?

Our environment consists of two virtual Windows 2012 Servers for DB and AppServer, with Postgres 9.4.0 and Servoy 7.4.2 with about 400 concurrent users.
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Re: Best Practise for Servoy/Postgres Backup

Postby joe26 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:04 pm

Did you ever get resolution on postgres backup?

Currently have a button to execute a backup within the servoy app, but on the server, I cannot get the pgdump program to complete execution.

It creates a batch file locally from the smart client, streams the batch file to the server, and then uses UserManger.Server().executePrograms(backupBatchPath) on the server.

Works in developer, but permissions may not be possible within Servoy on the server, as the pg_dump process just sits there and hangs the UI.

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