What exactly is in the backup? Why would a database backup (sql server for example) not be sufficient. (I'm arguing with server admin about this). I need ammo. And probably a flak vest. Maybe a helmet.
I know the backup has config data but does the config change that often? Is it updated everytime you modify a build? What specifically would change in the backup that would make it important to run the backup frequently.
A database backup will only be sufficient if you also back up the home directory separately. For large instances, a checkpointed, journaled database (with standard db backup procedures) together with an FS-backup is the recommended backup strategy.
It's fastest, incremental and does not involve a Bamboo outage.
A database backup should be sufficient for daily backups. But you should back up Bamboo for configuration information - including the details of your database (!). The config information does not change that much - mainly when you change something through the Administration page. Plans and their details are stored in the database.
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