I noticed that the influxDB lacks the ability to do incremental backups for 2.0+ - that is, there is no way to set a range from which backups occur any longer. I Have a use case where I’m using an Influxdb database as an in-flight store (think data logger for a remote application) where the data must be transported off for warehousing once the unit returns from the field. I was planning on using the backup to transfer data during this time and have a mounted drive where these backups occur with some periodicity.
The problem is that without incremental backups, this method will not work effectively without recording redundancy.
Aside from a bespoke backup from the data itself, are there any in-built ways to achieve this?