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Junxiao Shi

Where's the backup for your databases?

Where's the pre-production environment for testing changes before deploying to production?

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Dan Author

I'm no professional. I'm 14. Please don't berate me about these things. I'm going the best I can.

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Junxiao Shi

An "official" installer is not guaranteed to not delete data.
Always read the instructions, understand the script, and test first on pre-production environment.

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Dan Author

There is no pre-production environment in all cases lol

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Junxiao Shi

Docker container, virtual machine, hourly VPS, …

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