Backing up and restoring data
DSE OpsCenter provides automated backup and restore functionality, see Backup Service.
- About snapshots
A brief description of how DataStax Enterprise backs up data.
- Taking a snapshot
Steps for taking a global snapshot or per node.
- Deleting snapshot files
Steps to delete snapshot files.
- Enabling incremental backups
Steps to enable incremental backups. When incremental backups are enabled, DataStax Enterprise hard-links each memtable flushed to an SSTable to a backups directory under the keyspace data directory.
- Restoring from a snapshot
Methods for restoring from a snapshot.
- Restoring a snapshot into a new cluster
Steps for restoring a snapshot by recovering the cluster into another newly created cluster.
- Recovering from a single disk failure using JBOD
Steps for recovering from a single disk failure in a disk array using JBOD (just a bunch of disks).