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Backup a huge Prestashop website

There are many Prestashop modules allow you to backup your website. But what will you do if your website is too big?

What problems might you face when your site is too big

If it's too big, backup job fails : there are 2 way to compress your files - Zip function ( on your php package ) and Pclzip ( build-in Prestashop Package ). They are not good enough to backup a huge website and the compression processing during a backup will be break down.
Another problem is you can not upload backed up file that is too huge to cloud ( Google Drive or others ).

Backup a huge Prestashop website

Fortunately, you have SOO Prestashop Cloud Backup, a Prestashop module allow you to backup your huge website and upload to Google Drive without any problems.

On the latest version - v2.3.0, Prestashop Cloud Backup has some change on compression. First, we will try to use Zip function to compress your files. If it doesn't work, PclZip will be used. As i said, they do not work if your website is too big, so on the last step, we use a self build compression tool to make sure the backup is ok.

prestashop cloud backup improve in coding

Another change : use latest Google API to upload the huge files to your Drive. Easily manage the data that has been backed up, see which one was brought up Google Drive, which remains on your website and also set the time to automatically delete the data has been backed up so long ago. It's very helpful to backup and protect your ecommerce everyday!

Author : Frank Nguyen
Frank Nguyen

The founder of the Owaci, a fast-growing ecommerce company, main developer of PrestaSOO team. Subscribe to receive his articles to show you how to manage, develop your Prestashop website.

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