5 items tagged “assafarkin”
MySQL backups with EBS snapshots. Assaf Arkin’s 45 line ruby script shows how to lock tables / XFS freeze / create an EBS snapshot / unfreeze and unlock, with hourly snapshots preserved for the past 24 hours and daily snapshots for the past week. Is an EBS snapshot enough to restore your data to somewhere other than EC2 though? # 13th October 2009, 12:34 pm
Turns out, a lot of people are saddened by the loss of a spec they don’t understand, and if they did, would not bother using.
REST plays the same role as open source and open APIs: It eliminates tooling and vendoring as artificial barriers to adoption.