Backup a data service


This topic explains how you can backup a deployed data service in PDS.

Note
You can only backup the Cassandra, PostgreSQL, and Redis data services.

Prerequisites

  • PDS account Admin privileges

  • A deployed data service

  • A backup target

PDS provides the following backup types for each deployed data service:

  • Ad-hoc: manually back up a data service whenever you want to.

  • Scheduled: automatically run your backup jobs at a specific time.

Ad-hoc backup

To perform an ad-hoc backup:

  1. From the Deployments page, select Cassandra, PostgreSQL, or Redis.

  2. From the list of deployed data services, select the specific data service you want to backup.

  3. From the deployment dashboard page, select the Backup button:

    backup button
  4. From the Take Ad-hoc Backup dialog box → Backup Target dropdown, select the backup target where you want to backup the data service.
    For more information about configuring a backup target, refer to Configure backup targets.

  5. Select the Backup button.

Schedule a backup

You can schedule a data service backup while:

  • deploying a data service

  • editing a deployment configurations

Schedule a backup during deployment

To schedule a data service backup during the deployment process:

  1. In the Deploy dialog box, specify all configurations for the data service you want to deploy. For more information about the Deploy dialog box parameters, refer to the Deploy a data service topic.

  2. In Backup dropdown, select a backup schedule.

  3. Select the Deploy button.

Schedule a backup while editing a deployment configuration

To schedule a data service backup while editing a data service deployment:

  1. In the deployment dashboard, select Edit.

  2. In the Edit Deployment dialog box, modify the configurations that you already specified while deploying a data service.

  3. In Backup dropdown, select a backup schedule.

  4. Select the Apply button.



Last edited: Tuesday, Jul 19, 2022