What is the best way to backup Grist data?

I’ve suddenly realized I don’t have a backup copy of my Grist data just in case. What is the best way to do so?


If you want to occasionally take a copy, you have a download link on the share button (top right). Grist files are sqlite files, so it’s possible to query them thanks to existing tools.
On docs.getgrist.com, you have automatic snaphots; on my self-hosting instance, I’ve put the “persist” directory on a btrfs filesystem with periodic snapshots thanks to snapper.


I’ve written a small tool for backup your data locally:

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