Protect MariaDB With Our All-in-One Solution: Zmanda
Zmanda, a leader in open source enterprise backup solutions, with its robust Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) seamlessly enables MariaDB backups. In this release, Zmanda made security, reliability, and affordability its core focus. IT teams no longer need to choose between affordability and feature-richness. They can now have both.
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Advanced Snapshot Plugin That Blows You Away
ZRM for MariaDB can be licensed to use various third-party snapshots and storage checkpoint mechanisms to acquire a consistent copy of your MariaDB database without a glitch. Unlike other backup methods, snapshots and storage checkpoints scale with an excellent grade. Zmanda is built for anything and beyond.
Precision Crafted Performance
Zmanda Recovery Manager enterprise enables you to backup live MariaDB Databases without impacting applications & users. It gives you the option of smart backup support for all storage engines. It can easily schedule full and incremental backups. This way your production workflows will display optimum efficiency time and again.
Zero Downtime During Backups
Time is money. With Zmanda’s ZRM enterprise, you can achieve Zero Downtime without any hassle. This means that you do not have to schedule downtime for your production system while it’s undergoing backup runs. It’s simple, easy, and quick.
Radically Simple Recovery
Zmanda skillfully integrates various full and incremental backups using MariaDB Binary Logs. This downright enables you to take very frequent backups as well as do a point-in-time restore using any backup image. With ZRM, place your recovery first to make it last.
Zmanda Recovery Manager provides effortless support for non-blocking backups of MariaDB using MariaBackup. This stellar combination offers optimum resource utilization by tweaking throttling based on the number of IO operations per second.
Continuous Data Protection
Zmanda allows reliable backups for scalable workloads. Deep integration between ZRM, underlying storage, and MariaDB binary logs enables you to perform highly efficient CDP with almost instantaneous point-in-time recovery.
How We Benefit You?
No Vendor Lock-ins
Restoring your data should be simple. Data protected by Zmanda Recovery Manager enterprise is always recoverable with no reliance on proprietary hardware or continual licensing.
Backup Format of Your Choice
With Zmanda, you are free to choose the backup format of your choice for your database.. You can select to do more flexible logical or faster raw backups of your database. You name it, we have it.
Managing backups of 1 Production DB or a strong clusters of 100’s, ZRM offers a seamless onboarding process for new databases, while ensuring robust reliability for existing databases.
Easily integrate with third-party plugins, to supercharge your workflows. Experience smooth integration with Linux LVM, Microsoft VSS, Symantec VxFS, NetApp SnapManager, EMC SnapView, and many more. This gives you the flexibility you need to configure your backup workflows.
Reporting & Scheduling Capabilities
ZRM for MariaDB can schedule backup runs immediately or in daily/weekly/monthly intervals (even every 15 minutes). It automatically generates backup reports helping you get customized insights on your backup performance. It’s tailor-made for your enterprise environment.
24x7 Expert Support
At Zmanda, we offer 24x7 support across all our offerings. Our technical staff is well-equipped to help you resolve your issues without causing overheads and avoiding unnecessary back-and-forth, keeping your production active and functional at all times.
Zmanda guarantees end to end data integrity and easy storage... They provide fixes for our issues and respond very quickly every time.
Marcin Mazurek, Infrastructure & IT Operations Director at Allegro
We have a stable system always updated. We sleep well.
Leonardo Corato, ICT manager at VDP Fonderia
As long as you're a little bit technical, I can't see any reason to use any other product than Amanda Enterprise
Johan Hybinette, Chief Information Security Officer at Schryver Medical
Frequently Asked Questions
Zmanda skillfully integrates various MariaDB incremental backups and full backups using MariaDB Binary Logs. This downright enables you to take very frequent backups as well as do a point-in-time restore using any backup image.
The Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) smart scheduler starts all backup processes. Depending on the MySQL server, storage engine, and underlying storage technology (for example, whether snapshots are available), ZRM intelligently decides what kind of backup to perform. The primary consideration is impact on the database.
If snapshot fails because there is not enough space in the reserved area, ZRM performs a logical backup. It is always possible to override ZRM’s recommendations. For example, instead of using a snapshot you can force ZRM to perform a logical backup. ZRM will index all backups to track the metadata required for a successful restore. Every day ZRM checks if any backups are older than the retention policy (the number of days or months that backups should be kept). The expired backups are purged from the ZRM backup index and removed from the disk. A reporting engine provides customizable reports in either text or HTML format. For ZRM installed on Linux or Solaris reports can be distributed by e-mail or by RSS feed. For ZRM installed on Windows all backup information is logged in a Windows event log. With ZRM, place your recovery first to make it last.
Choosing Logical non-parallel option uses a mysqldump backup that copies MySQL binary logs regardless of the storage engine. MySQL binary logs track and save all database server transactions as a list of SQL statements. To implement a logical backup strategy, binary logging must be enabled on the MySQL server, and a path to the log files must be supplied (the default is /var/lib/mysql) in the Binary Log Path field.
Logical backup method works with all MySQL storage engines except the MySQL cluster NDB storage engine. Logical backups can also be restored to any platform architecture or database that supports SQL. For example: Backups of MySQL database running on Redhat Enterprise server powerpc platform can be restored to Ubuntu server running on x86 platform.
Because logical backups require a read lock on the database(s) or tables being backed up (not in the case all tables are using InnoDB storage engine), they can have a greater impact on the applications using the MySQL database. Logical backups also result in increased restore times, as restoring the data is accomplished by re-playing the transactions against the target database instead of just copying files. In case of InnoDB tables, the backups are performed as a single transaction and will not obtain any locks.
MariaDB provides a consistent, ACID-compliant scaling solution for enterprises with requirements that can’t be met with other alternatives like replication and sharding.
Distributed SQL provides scalability, and MariaDB provides the flexibility to choose how much scalability you need.
Managing backups of 1 Production DB or a strong clusters of 100’s, Zamanda Recovery Manager offers a seamless onboarding process for new MariaDB databases, while ensuring robust reliability for existing databases.
Yes, Zmanda production support team is available 24 x 7 over both phone and email. You can choose our Standard or Premium level of support, made available to you with complete knowledge base access, email and phone support, case management, software enhancements and security updates. Please visit- contact support to get in touch with our support team.
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