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How to Protect MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB with Retrospect

MySQL and PostgreSQL are the most popular open-source databases in the world, and MongoDB is becoming the most popular NoSQL database.

With Retrospect 12.5 for Windows and Retrospect 14.5 for Mac, administrators can use Retrospect’s external scripting to easily protect their database instances. These pre-built script hooks are available to enable IT administrators to quiesce MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB databases for an application-consistent backup of their critical database servers.

See our step-by-step guides:

If you’re using Retrospect 12 for Windows or Retrospect 14 for Mac, you’ll receive an in-app auto-update notification. You can also download the latest update directly from our website. For personalized upgrade information, type your license into the Upgrade Wizard. See below for our release notes.


JG Heithcock

JG Heithcock is GM at Retrospect and has eighteen years experience in the storage and backup industry.