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Forge Backups Done!
No longer need to configure each backup, SnapShooter will search your /home/forge folder for laravel products at run time and backup each as an individual backup. Using SnapShooter's Simple Backups Engine, we can extract your MySQL directly from Laravel tinker at run time, There is no need to give SnapShooter your MySQL password, and we can pipe config directly into mysqldump and no longer suffer from backups failing due to password rotation.
Separate file and database backup per site for recovery
New sites automatically backed up
Advantages over Self Backups
There are packages available for performing a backup of Laravel; they make use of laravel itself to create a backup from within, and while these do have use they can suffer from silent fails. If for whatever reason the package breaks, it may not notify you can't create the backup.
No silent fails
Centralised management for all of your Laravel Applications
If you’re using Forge with DO, you may be interested in SnapShooter … created by Laravel community member Simon Bennett 👍
Learn how SnapShooter makes backups of your Laravel Forge Whole Server (MySQL).
Watch the way your data flows from source to the storage you decide.
Server Based Laravel Forge Whole Server (MySQL) Backups
For customers who already have a server and want there Application data to stay within there own network, only meta sent back to SnapShooter.
- SnapShooter Connects Via SSH to your server
- Once Connected this server connects directly to your Application and begins the backup process
- Data from Application begins streaming to your server
- Your Server compresses the data and uploads it to your storage
- Confirmation of uploaded chunk is received, repeat steps 3,4,5 until backup completed
- During the backup meta data is periodic send back to SnapShooter for real time monitoring
- Once the backup is completed SnapShooter confirms the file size with the storage
Discover perspectives from backup experts around data retention, trends, operations - all to help you determine your best path forward.
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