How to Automate PostgreSQL Database Backups in Linux

The solutions that are mentioned in this article work for any Linux distribution: Ubuntu, Red Hat, Open SUSE, CentOS, Debian, Oracle Linux, etc. However, the package installation commands may differ slightly.

The question of regular backups eventually comes up for any database management system. PostgreSQL is no exception. As a rule, the pg_dump utility, which is part of the PostgreSQL client, is used to create a hot backup.

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