You can use the Commvault software to back up and restore PostgreSQL databases.


Data You Can Back Up

  • Database

  • Transaction logs (with FSBasedBackupSet)

Backups You Can Perform

  • Full backups

  • Incremental backups (transaction log backups with FSBasedBackupSet)

When You Can Perform Backups

  • On a schedule: The server plan that you assign manages scheduled backups

  • On demand: You can perform on-demand backups at any time


Data You Can Restore

  • Entire instance: The database and the log files using FSBasedBackupSet

  • Individual databases, schema and tables: Using DumpBasedBackupSet

Backups You Can Use for Restores

  • The most recent backup: For example, restore the most recent backup to its original location

  • A backup from a specific date: For example, restore data to a point in time before it became unusable

  • Backups from a date range: For example, restore data that was accidentally deleted

Destinations You Can Restore To

  • The current location (in place)

  • A different server or instance (out of place)

Automatic Discovery of Applications

You can use the Auto discover applications option to automatically find PostgreSQL databases in your environment and install software to back up the PostgreSQL databases. For more information, see Automatic Discovery of Applications.