Re: Akonadi-MySQL Issues
On 2010-03-14, Sune Vuorela <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 2010-03-14, Dominik Schulz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> 2.) Akonadi backup
>> Another issue is also related to MySQL. Since MySQL/InnoDB is used as an=20
>> Akonadi backend, it troubles me how to properly backup user profiles in a=20
>> multi-user setup. Right now I'm just backing up the users homedirs which=20
>> covers most personal data and applicatin profiles, but with InnoDB this bec=
>> difficult w/o LVM Snapshots (which aren't available on all systems right no=
>> How is the akonadi db supposed to be backed up? Or is the information in th=
>> db no vital to akonadi and shouldn't backed up at all? The akonadi=20
>> documentation seems to point this way, but I'm not sure.
> Akonadi is a data cache, not a data store, so by nuking the DB you are
> only losing the bandwidth spent fetching it in the first place.
Or well. it is also containing data changed that still haven't been
replayed to the real storage. E.g. some offline imap handling.
It shouldn't be needed to backup the db.