On Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, aka OCI, MySQL Database Service, aka MDS uses the snapshot technology to backup your data.
This article is the second part of multiple part blog series. In part 1, we dealt with taking snapshots as backup. In this part, we deal with restoring the data.
We saw in the post one how to create the snapshots automatically (Backup Plan) or Manually. Both type of backups are what we call Managed Snapshots. This means that as a user, we don’t have access to the Object Storage where the backup is stored.
So what’s the purpose of these snapshots ?
Let’s see them:
Restoring a MDS backup is recommended of course to save the data and in case of issue (hardware or software problem unlikely or human issue more …[Read more]