On Thu, 24 Feb 2005 18:35:28 +0100, petko yotov <5ko(a)free.fr> wrote:
Erik Zachte wrote:
Would it be possible to make dumps every one or
two days, so that we are
less dependant on good fortune next time?
I am not a specialist nor a programmer so this may be stupid but isn't there a
way to make an SQL "diffs" every day? Aren't the "logs" that you
almost the same? If they can be offered for download, a complete database
dumps (very time-consuming) may be created even more rarely.
The "diffs.sql" would not be enormous in MB and if applied
after another to the database, everyone would have the latest complete data.
This would also save lots of bandwidth for downloads.
Well, there's exporting only articles with a cur version later than
the last backup. That would work for the current versions. Actually,
the old versions can work in a similar manner (although ten article
texts are compressed into one entry nowadays so it's a little more