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Connect your database

Connect database account using username and password or via SSH (coming soon). Once you connect then you can choose to backup whole database or specific tables.

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Link database or tables

Select whole database or specific tables you want to backup. You can use same database account to link different set of tables.

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Create backup schedule

Create schedule for database and set backup retention policy to keep last N number of backups. Schedules support crontab syntax and multiple schedules can be set.

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That's it!

Now we will use mysqldump and pg_dump utility to create backups of your database based on your configured schedule. You will get email alerts based on notification settings.

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Frequently Asked Questions


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Where backups are stored?

Database backups are stored on your Google Drive, Dropbox, AWS S3 or BackupSheep's OpenStack Swift storage.

Which databases are supported?

We support backups of MySQL and PostgreSQL databases.

How many databases I can connect?

Unlimited. There's no limit on number of databases you can connect.

How many backups I can create?

Unlimited. There's no limit on number of databases backups you can create.

What is backup retention policy?

You can configure backup schedule to keep last N number of backups.