Writing Backup Scripts with Borg

Since we all know that the first rule is “no backup, no pity”, I’ll show you how you can use Borg to back up your important data in an encrypted way with relative ease. If you do not want to use a second computer, but an external hard drive, you can adjust this later in the script and ignore the points in the instructions for the second computer. Requirements 2 Linux Computers Borg SSH Storage More than 5 brain cells Installation First we need to install borg on both computers so that we can back up on one and save on the other....

September 19, 2022 · 3 min · Alex Wellnitz

Backup MySQL Databases in Kubernetes

In this post, we will show you how to create a MySQL server backup using Kubernetes CronJobs. In our case, we do not have a managed MySQL server. But we want to backup it to our NAS, so that we have a backup in case of emergency. For this we first build a container that can execute our tasks, because we will certainly need several tasks to backup our cluster....

March 3, 2021 · 2 min · Alex Wellnitz