Creates a backup for one, several, or all database tables.
backup directory can be on a local disk to the server, on a remote disk,
or a remote filesystem. QuestDB will enforce that the backup are only written in
a location relative to the
backup directory. This is a security feature to
disallow random file access by QuestDB.
The tables will be written in a directory with today's date. By default, the
yyyy-MM-dd, for example
You can define a custom format using the
configuration key like the example
The data and meta files will be written following the db directory structure
If a user performs several backups on the same date, each backup will be written a new directory. Subsequent backups on the same date will look as follows: