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Automating Backup of Cassandra Clusters in Kubernetes with Medusa

Perform backup and restore using Medusa


Managing Cassandra backups can be daunting. But Medusa, a component in the K8ssandra ecosystem, simplifies your life considerably!

In this scenario, we will:

  • Install Minio, an AWS S3 compatible local storage manager
  • Install K8ssandra with Medusa enabled
  • Deploy the sample Pet Clinic app
  • Perform a backup
  • Modify the contents of the Cassandra database using the sample app
  • Restore the database contents to its original state

Let's get started!

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