[ec2-beta] Automatic snapshotting of EBS
thomas at butter.eu
Wed Apr 15 17:27:53 BST 2009
you could use the script below in a cronjob. EBS snapshots are
instantenous. If your database does proper flushing of the transaction
logs no freezing at the db/fs level is needed.
export VOLUME=VOLUME-ID (e.g. vol-12345678)
$EC2_HOME/bin/ec2-create-snapshot -K $PK_FILE -C $CERT_FILE $VOLUME
On 15.04.2009, at 17:57, Micah Walter wrote:
> I would like to set up auto-snapshotting of my EBS volume mounted on
> the Ubuntu-beta instance I am running.
> Is there any documentation available or synopsis of what is required?
> I found a few things online but they look a little out-dated...
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