Backing Up ElasticSearch

As with any software that stores data it is important o take back up of that data. Elastic search is a data store with exceptionally good capabilities of searching. In elastic search data is stored in indexes. So Either you can take back up of whole cluster or you can take back up of indexes you want. Elastic search provides a great...

by Satya Kanodia
Tag: backup


EBS Snapshot using Backup_Monkey

Getting EBS Snapshot with BackUp Monkey [ a python utility ] Backup_Monkey : It's a command line utility written in python that uses boto library. Purpose : To create snapshot of all the Elastic Block Storage volume's (EBS). Automatically detects the volume in the region and take the backup. It is especially designed...

by Vikash Jha
Tag: backup


Fetching File From FTP in Background With Curl.

Last night I had to restore file with size greater than 220GB from our backup FTP server to our main server after OS re installation. Now I could have simply done “get” after logging into ftp out server, but that would have required my machine to stay awake all night unattended. Seems simple but everything I tried didn't seem...

by Hitesh Bhatia
Tag: backup


Database Backup Script for windows

In one of the project I am working on, the application needs to be deployed on windows server. To take the database backup, I wrote the script which does the following : Takes database dump and copy it to the backup folder. Zip that backup file and rename it to the format "YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS" Removes  all the backups older than 30...

by Amit Jain
Tag: backup