|Zap's Digital Lighthouse|
Mon, 01 Apr 2013
I make hourly snapshots of the ZFS filesystems on my home server. This is quite easy
using a small script called "
This keeps a day's worth of hourly snapshots, a month's worth a daily backups, and a year's worth of weekly backups (I should perhaps also keep a decade's worth of annual backups?!).
This is useful and can be really easily accessed... For example, I restored
Accessing snapshots through .../.zfs/snapshot is quite handy.
PS. For the record, the zfs-snapshot.sh script is here.