Tag: lvm

How to backup MongoDB database using lvm snapshots – Part 1

In this series of blog posts for MongoDB replica sets, I will show you how to properly run full backups using lvm snapshot followed by incremental backups using the oplog. I will also cover restores with point in time recovery…

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BTRFS performance compared to LVM+EXT4 with regards to database workloads

Introduction In many database builds, backups pose a very large problem. Most backup systems require an exclusive table lock and don’t have any support for incremental backups; they require a full backup every time. When database sizes grow to several…

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