Articles on backups

On-demand backups with the Compose API and Node.js

On-demand backups with the Compose API and Node.js

You need your latest backup and you need it automatically? We can show you how to create an on-demand backup and retrieve it…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
How to get backups with the Compose API and Node.js

How to get backups with the Compose API and Node.js

Automatic backup retrieval is now possible with Compose's API and here we'll show you how to use it from Node.js. If you want…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Improved Performance for Redis Cache Mode on Compose

Improved Performance for Redis Cache Mode on Compose

tl;dr - We've boosted the reliability of Cache Mode on Compose by disabling backups and persistence by default on all Redis d…

Abdullah Alger
Abdullah Alger
Compose has your back(ups)

Compose has your back(ups)

What if you deleted a deployment by mistake, or you wished you had access to a deployment's data that you deleted weeks or mo…

Abdullah Alger
Abdullah Alger
Backups, etcd and etcdtool

Backups, etcd and etcdtool

Etcd is a fine database for coordination and configuration data but, at least for backup and restore, there's some design ass…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
Compose backups - Going local

Compose backups - Going local

We do backups differently at Compose and we'd like to explain why. Our preferred approach is to take a rapid snapshot of a da…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan
How We Do It: Backups

How We Do It: Backups

We've talked about how you can produce backups on-demand both manually and using the API, but what happens behind the curtain…

Dj Walker-Morgan
Dj Walker-Morgan