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Software to create or restore data backups.

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What is a best solution for server backup? [closed]

I am creating ecommerce store on VPS and can't decide for server backup plan. Should I use my hosting providers solution or dedicated solution? Or even just backup to my work PC? What do you suggest? ...
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File backup with write verification

There is a lot of free backup software, but I'm interested in one specific feature: software should verify the file is written correctly to the storage. That is, the file should be re-read and checked ...
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Application to compare and equalify directory trees

I have two USB HDD drives. There is a lot of photos on them. Mostly, those are the same photos, but saved from my computer at different times. Directory structure is a mess. Is there any app to ...
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How to backup partial data in redis?

How can I backup partial data in redis. I have multiple keys and I want to back up some of key. And than I want to restore without losing existing data. Thanks.
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Make an “incremental backup” from two directories

Given two directories, dir1 and dir2, I want some tool that scans both directories and generates a compact diff file. Then dir2 may be deleted, and the diff file, if applied to dir1 with the tool, ...
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Linux online backup tool recommendation

I got a VPS which is in fact an OpenVZ container - of course I don't have access to the host machine and VPS provider says that they don't do backups of single containers, probably only the host ...
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NAS / Firewall, odd hardware config const. of Lenovo TD350 and HPE Microserver G10

I am at odd here with my storage and backup solution. Currently I have two systems; an Lenovo TD350 with 4 / 2TB HDDs (RAID 10 2STRIPES)(2 NICS) and an HPE Microserver Gen 10 (2 NICS) with 4 / 2TB ...
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How to do incremental/sync image backup of full machine in linux using dd command?

Using dd I am able to do an image backup. But I wish to do an incremental/sync backup. With dd, I am able to create a new image file only. It is a time consuming process. I have 2TB of data in my ...
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Silent backup software

I've set up a NAS for a family member that have very limited knowledge of the PC world. The NAS offers a CIFS share that is mapped to new drive on her computer. I'd like to install a backup software ...
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How to incremental backup SVN repository?

I have a svn windows server and I want to back up the repository on another svn server. For example C:\>svnadmin dump "D:\repositories\test" -r 0:100 > "D:\dumps\test.dump1" C:\>svnadmin ...
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Linux block-based bare-metal backup/restore

I am looking for a Linux solution which will get me back up and running in a few hours in the event of my laptop being stolen. I already use restic for file-based cloud backups, but in this instance ...
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What personal cloud for sync and backup?

I would like to setup a private cloud service on my NAS (Synology) that I can use for the double purpose of syncing files with my mobile devices AND backuping (safely) those files. I first was ...
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What's the best open source solution to have a complete hourly-based backup system for a small-medium cluster in a datacenter?

I'm looking for an open source solution for my small cluster of Linux servers (~20 Ubuntu-based nodes) that can provide an hourly-based (or even daily-based) backup and restore solution. I want it to ...
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Is there a tool to backup files as soon as they are changed in or under specified folders on Windows?

Windows has a feature called change notifications which can inform a particular program when files in a particular directory tree are changed, such as by editing. I believe that Dropbox uses this ...
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Backup software for Ubuntu with GUI

I am looking for backup software for ubuntu desktop with below ability: Should have GUI Having ability to restore single file from Backup Password Encryption Ability to backup on G-drive dropbox ...
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Local, same network and maybe cloud backup/sync

Here's my problem. I got a music library of over 200GB. It currently resides on a single disk, and I am afraid of losing it along with a disk failure or a bad action of mine, because I have already ...
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open ost backup and search

I backed up my Outlook mail to an ost file. I'm looking for a freeware tool that will allow me to open the .ost file and search the emails. I tried already "Free Outlook OST File viewer" and "Free ost ...
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Online Backup services for Mac that work well in Australia

I am looking for a Online Backup service like Backblaze or Crashplan that works well in Australia. I have used Crashplan for two years and it worked well, because they have servers close to Australia....
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OneDrive client equivalent but with external drive or network drive for cloud

The facts: I have 1.2TB of data (work 0.8TB, personal 0.4TB) I like to have all my files in on place, one folder with subfolders. It's more convenient to backup one folder stored on a single HDD, ...
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Which software can I use to backup IBM domino database, DAOS objects and Transaction logs?

We are searching for a software that allow us to backup our domino server database (.nsf), our DAOS objects (.nlo) and also transaction log files. We need a software for an online backup; we cannot ...
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The most efficient way to backup changes for directory with lots of small files

What is the most efficient way to backup for this situation: 900 thousand files, 30 GB total, most of the files are extremely small - few KB. Sometimes some files change transactionally, most of the ...
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Android SMS backup app that exports SMS messages to plain text

Can anyone recommend an Android SMS backup/export app with the following requirements: Runs on Android (any version) Gratis Exports SMS conversations to one or more plain text (txt) file(s). Not XML,...
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Desktop software for cloud backup in buckets?

I already do backup on external HDD and I'm planing to do cloud backup as well. As I could see, for long-term storage, not readily available (i.e., you have to wait hours to begin the recovery), some ...
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Mac: automated/scheduled way to copy new files from folder a network disk

Anyone know of a Mac app (or script whether Applescript or terminal-based) that could on a scheduled basis automatically copy new or changed files from a particular folder to a folder on a network ...
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Sync Postgres db from local to cloud

Here is my use case: Data source: I have several Postgres databases which are stored locally. Data destination: I would like to collect the data from all these sources and store them in a central ...
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Supervision for backups (scripts) on Centos

I manage about 40 servers with Centos 7 remotely. Each one has a backup script (in bash) which copies files to the NAS. After the backup everyday it sends a mail to me if it is successful or not. ...
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Free & Open Backup utility alternative to Deja Dup for Linux

I am looking for a gratis, non-proprietary and configurable backup utility with support for: 1) cloud upload/download of files and local backups/restore 2) ability to choose what files/folders to ...
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SQL “live backup”

We are trying to achieve the following but I'm unable to find any documentation: We have a database with many 150+ tables where clients input data daily, if the devs run queries on the DB, the DB ...
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cPanel backup option

I currently have a cPanel with about 20 sites on it and I need a way to back these sites up daily if possible. I have looked into several solutions but there doesn't seem to be a straight forward ...
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Backup the Content for “Any” Public Account in Google+

Since Google+ will be discontinued soon, I want to take a backup of all contents (especially posts, including attached images) from a public account which doesn't belong to me. I'm only interested in ...
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Archive/backup of large files with protection against deletion/change

I'm thinking of getting into producing video/audio. In other words, working with large files which are going to be created, worked on for a while, and then likely not touched again for a long time (...
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How to make HDD to be a lazy copy of SSD?

I want to build a Windows 10 PC with 500GB SSD and 500GB HDD (and other disks, but they are not important in this question). How to make that HDD to be a silent copy of the SSD? I mean all data on ...
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What software should use on Windows for backup?

Earlier i used Cobian Backup, but this software have some problems: long time not supported; not open-source; have functional for remote control another cobian but in fact its not working; not all ...
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What's the most reliable tool to backup all the drivers of a Windows 10 tablet 2 in 1?

I'm about to do a fresh install of Windows 10 on a cheapo 2 in 1 tablet and I'm pretty sure finding the appropriate drivers later would be a major pain because it's not a standard device. So I want to ...
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Backup to NAS without using open shares

Is there a way to back up local PC's (Windows) to a NAS without using an open share on the NAS? Open shares are a risk if a machine on the LAN is infected with malware (such as a ransomware encrypter)...
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Fixing corrupted jpgs that still looks ok visually

So like many people lots of my jpg photos had not been properly backed up with parity bits and all my backup copies had become corrupted due to "silent data corruption". I scanned my drive using the ...
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A program to backup my Tumblr likes, including text posts

I'm looking to create an archive of my Tumblr likes. I'm aware of TumblThree and the various Ruby projects floating around on GitHub, but those only do images and videos. I need the text posts and the ...
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What are some good alternatives to BUP for backing up photos?

Despite regularly backing up my photos I've discovered that some of my photos are corrupted due to silent data corruption. I've not noticed the corruption until the good copies are over written by the ...
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Is there a software to backup my windows 10 settings and some important apps with configuration?

I love to customize everything in windows 10 so there are a lot of configurations, some important apps, and so on. I bought a new SSD and I want to backup my current windows 10 then restore it in SSD. ...
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Rsync wrapper to track transfers/synchronizations

I'm fond of rsync synchronization abilities. I want to use that on my linux machines, but I'd also want to record the state, with which storage I made synchronization and when. This is missing in ...
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Local LAN Backup Freeware

I have a windows server running as a NAS / mediapc / a few other things. Thats being backed up offsite to BackBlaze. Rather than paying for multiple BB subscriptions to backup my PC, laptop, wifes ...
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Free backup software

I need a free backup software with this requisites: Can run in background (like Steam) Must be able to do both manual and scheduled folder an files backup (this means you must be able to chose what ...
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I'm looking for an rsync program that can do syncing with computers on a WAN

At my company, we have at least 50 servers over a wide area network where certain files needs to be backed up. These machines are all windows servers, but all have different versions (ranging from ...
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Automated Backup of mails

I really want a tool that could somehow create offline copies of my emails. I know, there are tools like Mail Steward, but for the same, I need to find some time separately, sit and archive the emails ...
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GNU backup without server software

At work, I had been provided a network folder to do backups, so I'm looking for some software (to be run under Windows 10 32b/64b) to do the backups. It needs a GUI interface (no command line) It ...
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Software to import photos from my camera without duplicates

I organize my pictures using a folder structure on an external hd. Every time I import new pictures from my camera, I move this pictures in these folders manually. This process is tedious and in many ...
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Is there a backup tool for linux that allows selective deletion as well as performing backups with just a public key on the client?

In the era of GDPR, making backups comply with all regulations can be a busy task. I am looking for a backup tool for linux that allows me to: Selectively delete files in the backup. Do a backup from ...
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Encrypted online backup with snapshots for Linux

My current backup is with Back In Time on multiple external HDDs. This is nice as it has snapshots and encryption (with LUKS). It protects against hardware failures, user errors and malware attacks. ...
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Tool to back up mac mail folders

I have several labels. That gives Apple Mail a big reason to maintain a large number of folders. I am looking out for a solution that can backup my Mac Mail folders.
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Dropbox-like alternative as a service for the server

I am looking an easy 3rd party solution recommendation for server backups in the cloud. I have a server that produces 2 MB of data every day. I would like those to be backed up in the cloud somehow, ...