Database backups are much better accomplished with the DBMS tools for the job, such as mysqldump. Automatically scheduled backups can be accomplished with standard server tools such as cron.
We haven't implemented anything for automatic reviewer selection, but as always, if we get sufficient user interest we'll look into it further. Automatic matching could be a very tricky task, unless a controlled vocabulary for reviewing interests could be implemented -- something we're considering.
Open Journal Systems Team
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