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#Format a new SSD/HD drive

# Create the partition
parted --align optimal <raw_device>
mklabel msdos
mkpart primary ext4 0% 100%

# Get the new partition device path

# Make the filesystem
mkfs.ext4 <new_partition_device_path>

# Test the partition
mkdir /tmp/partition-test
mount -t ext4 <new_partition_device_path> /tmp/partition-test

# Get the UUID

# Edit the /etc/fstab to mount partition during boot
UUID=<uuid>     /storage        ext4    defaults,discard        0       2
## OR, if using XFS
UUID=<uuid>     /storage       xfs     defaults        1       2

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#How to dump and restore PostgreSQL databases

# Binary mode
pg_dump -Fc -U $POSTGRES_USER $POSTGRES_DB > dump-`date '+%Y_%m_%d__%H_%M_%S'`.psqlc
pg_restore -O -U $POSTGRES_USER -c -x -n public -d $POSTGRES_DB dump-2019_03_18__19_03_14.psqlc

# SQL mode
pg_dump -U $POSTGRES_USER -f /backups/dump.sql $POSTGRES_DB
psql -d $POSTGRES_DB -a -f /backups/dump.sql

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#Dump and restore data from MongoDB in Docker

# Create the database dump on your server
docker exec <my_mongodb_container> mongodump --archive=/backups/mongodb-`date +%Y%m%d`.gz --gzip --db <database_name>

# Copy it to your local machine, if needed
scp -r <server_user>@<server_ip>:<remote_backup_path> <local_backup_path>

# Restore it directly into a running Docker container
zcat <backup_path> | docker exec -i <my_mongodb_container> mongorestore --archive --drop

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