Backup and restore Apache Cassandra data
Medusa is a Cassandra backup and restore tool. It’s packaged with K8ssandra and supports a variety of backends.
Supported object storage types for backups
Supported in K8ssandra’s Medusa since the 1.0.0 release:
Google Cloud Storage (GCS)
Added in K8ssandra 1.1.0:
Support in K8ssandra’s Medusa for all S3-compatible implementations, which include:
- IBM Cloud Object Storage
- OVHCloud Object Storage
- Riak S2
- Dell EMC ECS
- CEPH Object Gateway
- Others - this list is not exhaustive
Backup and restore steps
For detailed walk-throughs of Medusa backup and restore operations with Amazon S3 or MinIO, see the following topics in the K8ssandra documentation:
For information about GCS, see the Google Cloud Storage documentation.
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