Adding automatic S3 backups to rqlite

rqlite is a lightweight, open-source, distributed relational database written in Go, utilizing SQLite as its storage engine.

Version 7.15.0 has been released and now includes support for automated backups to Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3. This enhancement offers increased data protection and expands your recovery options in case of emergencies.

You can download the release from GitHub.

2 thoughts on “Adding automatic S3 backups to rqlite”

  1. Thanks, I have been following your rqlite blogs for some time, and enjoyed them. I was previously using litestream for this.I am planning to deploy rqlite instead of postgress. With Kubernetes first approach rqlite makes a compelling choice. I do have a question. For what workloads, do you think, I shouldn’t use rqlite.

    1. That is a very broad question. One thing I would say is that rqlite is not explicitly designed for very large data sets (multi GB) so you need to be aware of that. Also rqlite is not a drop-in replacement for SQLite, so will not work the same way as litestream.

      I would take a look at the rqlite FAQ:

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