[wp-hackers] WordPress Backup Sob Stories

Frederic de Villamil fdevillamil at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 16:14:47 GMT 2005

On Mon, 18 Jul 2005 17:06:55 +0100, Podz wrote
> Jason Bainbridge wrote:
> > Just out of curiosity where are all these people hosted that don't get
> > nightly backups by their host anyway? Although redundancy is always a
> > good thing wouldn't it have to be rare for the host provided backup to
> > fail?
> > 
> > It just seems hard to give this the proper spin that is all.
> >
> It's partly to get people used to the idea that they can control 
> this. We get a fair number of questions about the topic.
> And although I agree about the host backup, I wonder how many people 
> on this list also backup their data ?

Daily backup of all files + database + configuration file of my server sent
via scp on my home machine and automated rewritable DVD burning at 4am with
the new data + the ones from yesterday.
Less than 20 lines of shellscript can save your life :-)

Frédéric de Villamil
Ce qui est à moi est à moi, ce qui est à toi ça se négocie. (proverbe motokiste)

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