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Backup your PostgreSQL database from Heroku to Amazon S3. Gem to wrap the code by Trevor Turk.

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heroku_s3_backup

Gem to backup your database on Heroku.com to S3.

Usage

  1. Add the heroku_s3_backup gem to your .gems file for Heroku

  2. Add this to your config/production.rb

config.gem 'jstorimer-heroku_s3_back', :lib => 'heroku_s3_backup'

  1. Add your S3 config to Heroku

    heroku config:add s3_access_key_id=YOUR_ID s3_secret_access_key=YOUR_KEY
  2. Run the HerokuS3Backup.backup method from your console or a cronjob

    task :cron => :environment do
      HerokuS3Backup.backup
    end

The blog post at almosteffortless.com/2010/04/14/automated-heroku-backups/ has some more detailed instructions.

Note on Patches/Pull Requests

  • Fork the project.

  • Make your feature addition or bug fix.

  • Add tests for it. This is important so I don't break it in a future version unintentionally.

  • Commit, do not mess with rakefile, version, or history. (if you want to have your own version, that is fine but bump version in a commit by itself I can ignore when I pull)

  • Send me a pull request. Bonus points for topic branches.

Copyright

Code stolen from Trevor Turk (almosteffortless.com/2010/04/14/automated-heroku-backups/) and packaged by Eric Davis, modified by Jesse Storimer.

Copyright © 2010 Eric Davis. See LICENSE for details.

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