Creating backups of Amazon Timestream tables - Amazon Timestream

Creating backups of Amazon Timestream tables

This section describes how to enable AWS Backup and create on-demand and scheduled backups for Amazon Timestream.

Enabling AWS Backup to protect Timestream for LiveAnalytics data

You must enable AWS Backup to use it with Timestream for LiveAnalytics.

To enable AWS Backup in the Timestream for LiveAnalytics console, perform the following steps.

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console.

  2. A pop-up banner appears at the top of your Timestream for LiveAnalytics dashboard page to enable AWS Backup to support Timestream for LiveAnalytics data. Otherwise, from the navigation pane, choose Backups.

  3. In the Backup window, you will see the banner to enable AWS Backup. Choose Enable.

    Data Protection through AWS Backup is now available for your Timestream for LiveAnalytics tables.

To enable through AWS Backup, refer to AWS Backup documentation to enable via console and programmatically.

If you choose to disable AWS Backup from protection your Timestream for LiveAnalytics data after those have been enabled, log in through AWS Backup console and move the toggle to the left.

If you can’t enable or disable the AWS Backup features, your AWS admin may need to perform those actions.

Creating on-demand backups

To create an on-demand backup of a Timestream for LiveAnalytics table, follow these steps.

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console.

  2. In the navigation pane on the left side of the console, choose Backups.

  3. Choose Create on-demand backup.

  4. Continue to select the settings in the backup window.

  5. You can either create a backup now, initiates a backup immediately, or select a backup window to start the backup.

  6. Select the lifecycle management policy of your backup. You can transition your backup data into cold storage where you have to retain the backup for a minimum of 90 days. You can set the required retention period for your backup You can either select an existing vault or or select create new backup vault to navigate to AWS Backup console and create a new backup vault <documentation link on creating a new backup vault here>

  7. Select the appropriate IAM role.

  8. If you want to assign one or more tags to your on-demand backup, enter a key and optional value, and choose Add tag.

  9. Choose to create an on-demand backup. This takes you to the Backup page, where you will see a list of jobs.

  10. Choose the Backup job ID for the resource that you chose to back up to see the details of that job.

Scheduled backups

To schedule a backup, refer to Create a scheduled backup.