Moving Database Backup Module from SVN + Any Alternative Solutions

I would like to find out the process of moving the database backup module from SVN to GitHub, following this topic:

The specific use case is to enable encrypted database backups (new feature to be added) to be done within OpenMRS without needing the end users to do so reducing loss of data when the host systems have any issues.

Are there any alternatives to this that have been tried, not Internet based since assumption is that connectivity can be relied upon. Any shortcomings of this module that make it unuseable?

Did you try the guide at