Store MongoDB Backups in Minio Server Slack

In this recipe we will learn how to store MongoDB backups in Minio Server.

1. Prerequisites

2. Configuration Steps

Minio server is running using alias minio1. Follow Minio client complete guide here for details. MongoDB backups are stored in mongobkp directory.

Create a bucket.

mc mb minio1/mongobkp
Bucket created successfully ‘minio1/mongobkp’.

Streaming Mongodump Archive to Minio server.

Examples included w/ SSH tunneling & progress bar.

On a trusted/private network stream db 'blog-data' :

mongodump -h mongo-server1 -p 27017 -d blog-data --archive | mc pipe minio1/mongobkp/backups/mongo-blog-data-`date +%Y-%m-%d`.archive

Securely stream entire mongodb server using --archive option. encrypted backup. We'll add ssh user@minio-server.example.com to the command from above.

mongodump -h mongo-server1 -p 27017 --archive | ssh user@minio-server.example.com mc pipe minio1/mongobkp/full-db-`date +%Y-%m-%d`.archive

Show Progress & Speed Info

We'll add a pipe to the utility pv. (Install with either brew install pv or apt-get install -y pv)

mongodump -h mongo-server1 -p 27017 --archive | pv -brat | ssh user@minio-server.example.com mc pipe minio1/mongobkp/full-db-`date +%Y-%m-%d`.archive

Continuously mirror local backup to Minio server.

Continuously mirror mongobkp folder recursively to Minio. Read more on mc mirror here

mc mirror --force --remove --watch  mongobkp/ minio1/mongobkp