Understanding how and when to use database dumps vs. backups
EnterpriseDB Video 3
Backing up your database data and operations in a way that meets your RPO, RTO, and backup retention requirements can be a challenge, particularly when you’re trying to decide between an option like database backups vs. dumps.
When considering this decision, it’s important to understand that these two tools have use cases uniquely suited to each one—and the different options and use cases can be overwhelming.
Watch this webinar to learn how backups with tools like BART Backup and Recovery differ from dumps that rely on tools like pg_dump and discover the best use cases, pros and cons, and realities of using these two methods to secure your database data.