I'm running a MongoDB Cluster on 3 Instances on AWS
Each instance has 2 EBS attached to it
- / [8GB] - /data [50GB]
To backup a cluster MongoDB recommends to create a snapshot of the
I created an automated tool that uses
AWS-SDK that create snapshot for each volume mounted in
/data at a specific time.
I was wondering if creating snapshot using AWS-SDK or using the AWS Console (manually) can cause the instance to run slow or become not available during the process?
I know creating a snapshot of the root volume can cause the system to reboot but what about creating snapshot of a volume attached to a running instance under another directory like