Backups: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The unarguable truth is that backups are the most important part of your database. If you don't have a good backup procedure in place you are guaranteed at some point to be:
- Up all weekend recoverying data
- Spending a ton of money on a consultant to recover data
- Just plain overworked
This talk will run through everything you need to know about 95% of PostgreSQL backups. We will engage in lively discussion and problem solving. We will also ensure a proper understanding of the pros and cons of PostgreSQL's backup facilities as well as surrounding technologies.