Scheduling Database Backups

Scheduled backups are data backup processes which proceed automatically on a scheduled basis, without additional computer or user intervention. The advantage of using scheduled backups is obvious: instead of manual backups, a backup process can be run during off-peak hours when data is unlikely to be accessed, precluding or reducing the impact of backup window downtime.

The next instructions show how to automatically backup your Jelastic databases using cron:
Tip: To ensure overall data safety during possible software upgrades, benefit on storing your DB backups at a separate mounted folder within storage container, for making backups automatically kept on the remote server.