Cloudaware Backups module is capable of performing scheduled backups of EC2, RDS, RDS Clusters, S3 Instances, Google Disks. Additional plugins are available for backing up MySQL, MongoDB and DynamoDB databases.

Source

Supported Target(s)

Regional Replication Support

Multi-Account Support

Supported Frequencies

EC2 Instance

AMI

Y

N

Daily, Weekly, Monthly

RDS

RDS Snapshots

Y

N

Daily, Weekly, Monthly

MySQL*

S3, Glacier, AWS Storage Gateway

N

N/A

Hourly, Daily, Weekly, Monthly

MongoDB*

AMI, S3

Y for AMI

N/A

Hourly, Daily, Weekly, Monthly

DynamoDB*

S3

N

Y

Hourly, Daily, Weekly, Monthly

S3

S3

Y

Y

Hourly, Daily, Weekly, Monthly

* - In order to perform MySQL and MongoDB backups to S3, Cloudaware will need access to the operating system via SSH.

Features

  • Backup EC2 and RDS Instances

  • Replicate EC2 and RDS instances into multiple regions

  • Detect which instances are not being backed up

  • Quickly map backup media to instances

  • Enable backups using policy editor

  • Backup Calendar

  • Replication Calendar

  • Initiate workflows if backups are missing

  • Backup alerts and notifications

Use Cases

  • Restore EC2 instance to a desired configuration at some previous time

  • Perform forensic investigation in Amazon Cloud (AWS)

  • Recover lost or accidentally deleted data in EC2 or RDS

  • Make data available in another Amazon Region for disaster recovery

  • Recover quickly from accidental EC2 instance terminations

  • Manage snapshots effectively (avoid snapshot sprawl)

  • Backup RDS data beyond AWS maximum allowable range

  • Avoid issues with AWS native backups (MyISAM, temp tables)