Create and use snapshots
Portworx provides two methods of taking snapshots of your volumes: On-demand and Scheduled. Check out below for more on which might serve you better.
Learn how to create on-demand consistent snapshots/backups and restore them.
Learn how to create scheduled consistent snapshots/backups and restore them.
3DSnaps is the umbrella term that covers PX-Enterprise’s capability to provide app-consistent cluster wide snapshots whether they are local or cloud.
For each of the snapshot types, Portworx supports specifying pre and post rules that are run on the application pods using the volumes. This allows users to quiesce the applications before the snapshot is taken and resume I/O after the snapshot is taken. The commands will be run in pods which are using the PVC being snapshotted.
Read Configuring 3DSnaps for further details on 3DSnaps.