Registered 2013-06-10 by Guilhem Lettron

Barman (Backup and Recovery Manager) is an open-source administration tool for disaster recovery of PostgreSQL servers written in Python.

It allows your organisation to perform remote backups of multiple servers in business critical environments and help DBAs during the recovery phase.

The main features and goals of Barman are:

Full hot physical backup of a PostgreSQL server
Management of multiple PostgreSQL servers
Remote and local recovery of a backup for a PostgreSQL server
ssh support for remote operations
Server status and information
Compression of WAL files (bzip2, gzip or custom)
Integration with standard archiving tools (e.g. tar)
Pre/Post backup hook scripts
Local storage of metadata
A simple INI configuration file
Point-In-Time-Recovery (PITR)
Remote backup of a PostgreSQL server
Management of base backups and WAL files through a catalog
Totally written in Python
Relocation of PGDATA and tablespaces at recovery time
General and disk usage information of backups
Server diagnostics for backup
rsync over ssh support for file synchronisation and transfers

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Guilhem Lettron

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