Limit rate of backup
Full weekly backup for all domains create a huge I/O throughput on our SAN that stress too much our infrastructure until backup ends. It would great if we can tune data through a pipe like "pv" command do.
This is an example of backup that stress the SAN:
mysqldump -A -q --single-transaction=TRUE -u $MUSER -p$MPASS | gzip > $_file
This instead is and example that do not stress the SAN:
mysqldump -A -q --single-transaction=TRUE -u $MUSER -p$MPASS | gzip | pv -L 512k > $_file
in the last command we set the maximum rate limit of 512k. Of course backup will take longer but with less impact on storage infrastructure.
Thank you for your input! We will consider this functionality in upcoming releases if it is popular. Everyone, please continue voting for this feature if you consider it important.