Backup is necessary for safety. Data loss may happen in such cases as broken devices, software failures, attacks of viruses and hackers. By saving copies of your working data to a separated and dedicated storage, you can restore your data and recover eXo Platform in such cases.
The eXo Platform data consists of File System Data and SQL Data. The backup does not require any specific tools. You will use any OS backup utilities and any DBMS backup tools.
The following topics are covered in this chapter: