Disaster Recovery and Backups with Typesense Cloud
TLDR Viji asked about performing backups in Typesense Cloud for disaster recovery purposes. Jason provided guidance on how to backup and restore data, while explaining why Typesense does not provide snapshot functionality like AWS Aurora RDS.
Dec 12, 2022 (12 months ago)
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Discussing the Need for Point In Time Recovery in Typesense
Babin asked about the existence of a point in time recovery system for Typesense Cloud. Jason clarified it is not available, but suggested an alternate method using snapshots when self-hosting. The conversation concluded with Jason inquiring about the need and frequency of such a feature.
Snapshotting and Exporting Data from Typesense Cloud
User Masahiro asked about creating snapshots of Typesense Cloud node. Jason suggested to use the documents/export endpoint. The conversation revealed Masahiro's intent to switch to a self-hosted GCE due to cost and lack of TS Cloud features.
Issues with Typesense and k8s Snapshot Restoration
Arnob experienced data loss and errors with Typesense in k8s. Kishore Nallan explained corruption could be from premature pod termination. To resolve, Kishore Nallan suggested deleting the data directory on the malfunctioning pod for automatic restoration from the leader.
Cloning and Backups in Typesense Cloud
Muhamed asked about cloning and backups in Typesense Cloud. Jason clarified cloning methods and confirmed that backups were handled by Typesense Cloud.
Questions on Backup/Disaster Recovery for Self-Hosted Typesense Cluster
Lane asked questions regarding the backup/disaster recovery for a Typesense cluster. Jason provided detailed answers for each query, guiding the user through the necessary steps and locations for backup and recovery.