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filbert

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A utility to download backups from Heroku followers
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 Dependencies

Runtime

~> 1.1.1
>= 0
>= 0
 Project Readme

Filbert

Filbert downloads a backup of a follower database for a given heroku application, stores it in ~/.heroku_backups, and cleans up the backup directory (see cleanup).

Installation

gem install filbert

And reload your path (e.g. rbenv rehash). Then run

heroku login

to get access to the app you are planning to backup.

Usage

Backups

Note: the backup task invokes cleanup task automatically.

filbert backup --app your-heroku-appname

You can add it as a cron task if you want

crontab -e

# Then put this in there to run every 15 minutes.
# 'man 5 crontab' for more examples
*/15 * * * * bash -lc "filbert backup --app heroku-app-name"

Cleanup

You can invoke the cleanup task separately by running:

filbert cleanup

Cleanup deletes backup files keeping:

  • All files that are not older than 12 hours old
  • One monthly copy of files older than 6 months
  • One weekly copy of files older than 2 months
  • One daily copy of files older than 2 days
  • One hourly copy of files older than 6 hours

You can see what files would be deleted by passing in -p

filbert cleanup --pretend
# => Would delete:
# => ~/.heroku_backups/2013-01-29.dump
# => ~/.heroku_backups/2013-01-28.dump
# => ~/.heroku_backups/2013-01-27.dump

Contributing

  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request