Google Cloud SQL database exports using Cloud Scheduler

This is going to be a quick and to the point blog. As many of you know (if you’re here at this point, I know you know), Google Cloud SQL backups are directly linked to the instance itself. WHAT!? That means if the instance is deleted, so are your backups. As a DevOps engineer, this […]

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Kubernetes: Cluster Backup with Heptio Velero on GCP

Heptio Ark is now Velero! As I’ve already written HERE, I thought I’d give an update to the slightly different installation of Heptio Velero. This is going to be more of a cliff notes blog, as the previous blog has a lot of information I’d rather not repeat in this one. So here we go. […]

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Kubernetes: Cluster Backup with Heptio Ark on GCP

Heptio Ark is a utility for managing disaster recovery, specifically for your Kubernetes cluster resources and persistent volumes. I will be showing you how to install Ark Client and Server on a Mac. Then I’ll show you how to install Ark on GCP and configure a backup and restore. Install Ark Client brew install […]

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WordPress Backup on CentOS

Now that I’ve moved my website over to CentOS, I’ll be showing you how I do backups. My Setup VirtualBox – CentOS web server running WordPress iMac – connected Drobo Goal Run daily mysql backups Run weekly website backups Only keep the latest two backups Run daily rsync’s to my Drobo from my iMac CentOS — […]

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Backup your WordPress Website to Dropbox on a Mac

We learned how to Backup & Restore a MySQL database HERE. We learned how to tar a directory HERE. Now lets combine this knowledge and backup our WordPress Website directly to Dropbox. IMPORTANT: Keep in mind that I am running my website on my MAC (not a Linux distro). You will need the following information: Web […]