Annual Warning; Check Yur Backups

Joshua Marsh joshua at themarshians.com
Fri Mar 21 11:49:55 MDT 2014


For a while, we solved this issue by putting our backups on the same
partition as our database. We would rsync, but not delete. Our customers
were great at notifying us when the disk was full.


On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 10:46 AM, Ryan Simpkins <plug at ryansimpkins.com>wrote:

> Don't let this be you....
>
> Then: Backup server became full, backup script silently stopped
> functioning...
> four months later I finally find out when it is time to do a restore.
>
> Now: New fancy backup partition created, updated alerting to notify if it
> happens again, send e-mail to local IT group reminding them to CHECK YOUR
> BACKUPS!
>
> Annual warning complete.
>
> You may now commence the public lashings and/or flame-wars over which
> backup
> solution is superior....
>
> -Ryan
>
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