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SnapBack: The joys of backing up MySQL with ZFS...
Posted by: Edwin DeSouza
Date: February 22, 2008 02:02PM

Awhile back (~July 2006) we moved our core MySQL clusters to ZFS in
order to...among other things...simplify our backup regimen. Nearly two
years later, I can honestly say I'm in love with ZFS mostly because of
how much its simplified and shored-up our MySQL infrastructure. ZFS and
MySQL go together like chips and salsa.

Now, backing up live MySQL servers is a bit like trying to take a
picture of a 747's fan blades while it's in flight. There's basically
three camps of MySQL backups:


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