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BackupBuddy for Wordpress Multisite configured with multi-db
Posted 21 September 2011 - 10:38 AM
Posted 21 September 2011 - 01:11 PM
Thanks for asking about this!
Hmmmm, at this time BackupBuddy and specially the import/restore/migration part of BackupBuddy focuses on working on one single database, so working with so many databases in one Multisite is something I highly doubt will work effectively, or at all, without problems or a lot of time consumption and maybe even full errors in each db import (imagine all the imports!).Such scalability in the plugin itself will need to be planned and implemented on a full level for such a backup and restore to work (for multisites with thousands of multi-databases instead of tables inside one big multisite database).
BackupBuddy works awesomely with Multisite when there is mainly one database involved (with many tables/prefixes in it), so having something like 4096 multi-databases inside a single Multisite is something even a single run of the import OR BackupBuddy side of things will end up thinking "Ok, where's the one database that I'm supposed to work on? One db at a time, people!" Does that make sense?
I hope that answers it for you. Please let me know. (what is the site, btw?)
Edited by Bes Zain, 21 September 2011 - 08:12 AM.