Using gpbackup Storage Plugins

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Using gpbackup Storage Plugins

You can configure the Greenplum Database gpbackup and gprestore utilities to use a storage plugin to process backup files during a backup or restore operation. For example, during a backup operation, the plugin sends the backup files to a remote location. During a restore operation, the plugin retrieves the files from the remote location.

You can also develop a custom storage plugin with the Greenplum Database Backup/Restore Storage Plugin API (Experimental). See Backup/Restore Storage Plugin API.

Note: Only the Backup/Restore Storage Plugin API is experimental. The storage plugins are not experimental.