[Zope] Backing up Data.fs

Andreas Jung Andreas Jung <andreas@andreas-jung.com>
Mon, 02 Jun 2003 10:02:00 +0200

--On Montag, 2. Juni 2003 8:49 Uhr +0100 Toby Dickenson 
<tdickenson@geminidataloggers.com> wrote:

> On Monday 02 June 2003 05:38, Andreas Jung wrote:
>> This is an FAQ.
> yes
>> It is safe to backup the Data.fs without shutting down the
>> instance.
> But thats not the whole answer.... You need to be sure that your backup
> process reads  the whole file once from start to end (most do, but rsync
> is  one notable exception). If you are not sure, this thread may be
> useful  http://mail.zope.org/pipermail/zodb-dev/2002-October/003418.html
> You also need to be sure that your application does not use
> non-transactional  undo. By default, zope uses transactional undo which
> is not a problem
>> Search the mailing list archives for details.
> as always.

It would be nice to have an up2date FAQ for Zope (maybe Zopelabs
is right place for questions etc.) For the German speaking Zopers
we have a growing FAQ area on dzug.org.