[erlang-questions] The way to backup mnesia data daily
Mon Aug 1 15:47:13 CEST 2016
Anothernode is the previous node name. Sorry for the "bad" name.
Looks like I can restore it successfully without changing node name
process. What I missed is that creating the tables in the new node.
2016-07-30 3:15 GMT+08:00 James Kingsbery <>:
> I've followed those instructions before with success. I think you need to
> give more to go on - is '' the new node name? When
> you look at the node's name (eg, as shown in mnesia:info/0) what do you see?
> I would add that you should look at what your box is doing when you run
> backups. Depending on what sort of data you have stored, it could use a lot
> of resources and make the box sluggish or even cause a kernel panic.
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at 7:38 AM, Yang Zhenguo <>
>> Hi Team,
>> Any suggestion on it?
>> 2016-07-24 22:14 GMT+08:00 Yang Zhenguo <>:
>>> Hi Folks,
>>> Having a question about mnesia backup.
>>> We have an application running based on Erlang Cowboy and Mnesia. I am
>>> wondering to know what is a good way to backup mnesia data daily, since we
>>> only have one node.
>>> I followed the steps here
>>> But got the errors below:
>>> The reason I want to change node name is in case I deploy it in another
>>> machine with different ip address.
>>> May I have your suggestion? Many thanks.
>>> Zhenguo Yang
>> Zhenguo Yang
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