Let’s talk dirty

Important disclaimer: the module that I'm writing about was written by my colleague Phil Sorber.

We all have been in, or heard about, situation like this:

$ UPDATE users SET password = '...'; WHERE id = 123;

(hint: first ; is before where).

Of course you should have backups, and you can protect yourself from it. But what if backup is too old, and you didn't protect yourself?

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OmniPITR 0.2.0

Just released version 0.2.0 of OmniPITR. There is one important change – that is OmniPITR backup programs can now create checksum files for backups.

Details in docs, but the basic idea is that to all the other options to omnipitr-backup-{master,slave} we added (Phil Sorber to be exact) –digest option, which lets you specify that you want some checksums (md5, sha1, sha2).