I am happy to announce that version 0.2 of the mylvmbackup tool is now available!
mylvmbackup is a Perl script for quickly performing
backups of a MySQL server's databases using the Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM). It creates a consistent LVM snapshot of the server's data directory which is then backed up without further blocking the server's operation.
After version 0.1 was published in May this year, I did not really get much feedback about it. I had some ideas for improvements (see the TODO file included in the package), but never got around to actually start working on them.
Thanks to Robin H. Johnson from the Gentoo project for contributing a number of new options and features [Read more...]