[openstack-dev] Announcing Ekko -- Scalable block-based backup for OpenStack

Jeremy Stanley fungi at yuggoth.org
Sat Feb 6 15:00:59 UTC 2016

On 2016-02-05 16:38:19 +0000 (+0000), Sam Yaple wrote:
> I always forget to qualify that statement don't I? Nova does not
> have a mechanism for _incremental_ backups. Nor does Nova have
> compression or encryption because AFAIK that api only creates a
> snapshot. I would also point out again that snapshots != backups,
> at least not for those who care about backups.

And just to be clear, you assert that the Nova team would reject
extending their existing backup implementation to support this, so
the only real solution is to make another project.
Jeremy Stanley

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