9-Mar-2022

Stash: Introducing a Better Cloud-Native Backup Experience

by Hossain Mahmud

Summary

On March 9, 2022, Appscode held a webinar on Stash: Introducing a Better Cloud-Native Backup Experience. Key contents of the webinars are:

  1. Cross-namespaced Backup and Recovery
  2. Stash Kubectl Plugin
    • Triggering instant backup
    • Pause, Resume backup
    • Download snapshot locally
    • Debugging helper
  3. Sending Backup notification to Slack
  4. Q & A Session

Description of the Webinar

Initially, they gave an overview of Stash. They discussed the features, supported applications, and supported platforms by Stash. Later, they introduced the new cross-namespaced backup and recovery support. They deployed a MySQL instance to show the cross-namespaced backup and recovery. They discussed how the usagePolicy section in the Repository can be used to restrict its usage from different namespaces. After that, they introduced the enhanced Stash CLI and showed its usage. Finally, they introduced another new feature of sending backup notifications to Slack. They discussed how to configure a Slack incoming webhook with Stash and showed a demo for failed and successful backup and restore notifications to Slack.

Take a deep dive into the full webinar below:

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