Backup Ninja New Features Update - Partial Backups

Backup Ninja New Features Update - Partial Backups

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Sarojini Devi Nagappan
15 September 2020

We are excited to announce our latest feature and enhancements for Backup Ninja. Backup Ninja is a simple, secure, and cost-effective SaaS service you can use to backup the world’s most popular open source databases; locally or in the cloud. In this release, we have added partial backup and enhancement on the interface to make backup management easier for you. We have also included two new cloud providers on our list, for you to have scalable, secure and affordable object storage.  

Release Highlights

The all-new partial backups feature enables you to take smaller backups of specific databases or tables to ease restoration and safe storage. Select related databases and tables from the list and proceed to schedule backups all from the same interface. The list of backup tools, databases and tables are listed automatically based on the server installed with Backup Ninja agent. On the same screen, you can enable the option to have individual backup files for each database.

Backup Ninja Partial Database Backups

Backup Ninja partial backup supports the following backup methods 

  • mysqldump
  • xtrabackup
  • Mariabackup
  • pgdumpall (only for PostgreSQL v12) and pg_dump
  • mongodump

We also now show you your partial backups, along with its backup method, using this new icon.

Backup Ninja Partial Database Backups

It is also on the schedule and backup list so you know the backup type at a quick glance.

New Cloud Storage Options

Also in this release, Wasabi and Backblaze have been added to our cloud provider list, giving you even more cloud storage provider options to store your backups. 


If you have been looking for faster and smaller specific database backups to save storage then the all-new partial backup feature in Backup Ninja would definitely be an advantage to you. The two new cloud providers in the list are great options for affordable cloud object storage in comparison to the leading cloud providers like Amazon and Google.