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Dory backup removal

Daily backups, even if incremental, can fill up your disk space pretty quickly. So I've added some functionality to Dory to remove old backups. I wanted a way to keep a number of backups, with recent backups being closer together and past ones further apart. I've ended up using the reciprocal time-distance to each neighbour, multiplied by the square root of the age, as a 'redundancy score'. This way, if there are close neighbours (e.g. .two backups made on the... full post»
by Mark,

Dory backup scripts

I made a backup script that is working pretty nicely for me so far. It has several function, the last one being the essence of it. Make a dump of all databases (postgres & mysql) to zipped sql files. It deletes any that haven't changed since the last backup. Bring a list of git repositories up-to-date with with their remotes on the current branch, by cloning or pulling. (This is useful to have a backup of a non-bare repository). Make... full post»
by Mark,

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