MariaDB SkySQL includes automated nightly backups:
Automated nightly backups include a full backup of every database in the service
Backups are stored in object storage
Customers can contact SkySQL Support to request a list of backups or to request backup output or logs
MariaDB Corporation SRE teams monitor automated backups and will contact customers if issues are detected
For details about restoring an automated backup, see "Restore an Automated Backup".
Single Node Analytics
Single Node Transactions
Distributed Transactions services are backed up using MariaDB Xpand's Fast Backup and Restore.
Single Node Analytics and Multi-Node Analytics
Single Node Analytics and Multi-Node Analytics services are backed up using a file copy procedure.
Single Node Transactions and Replicated Transactions
Single Node Transactions and Replicated Transactions services are backed up using MariaDB Enterprise Backup.
MariaDB Enterprise Backup implements hot online backups by breaking up the backup process into multiple stages. During most stages, locking is minimal. The design allows writes and schema changes to occur during backups.