Tag: backup

Book Review: Tarsnap Mastery Online Backup For the Truly Paranoid

It is always a good idea to keep backups of all of your data in multiple places. Every Linux or Unix sysadmin needs to master the art of backups if they want to keep their data forever. Most seasoned sysadmins recommend and follow the 3-2-1 rule: At least three copies of data In two different […]

5 Awesome Open Source Backup Software For Linux and Unix-like Systems

A good backup plan is essential in order to have the ability to recover from Human errors RAID or disk failure File system corruption Data center destruction and more. In this post I’m going to list amazingly awesome open source Backup software for you. What to look for when choosing backup software for an enterprise? […]

Schrodinger Backups: The condition of any backup is unknown until a restore is attempted

A tweet about backups got pretty popular among sysadmin and IT community. The tweet read as follows: Picture The condition of any backup is unknown until a restore is attempted Here is a tweet #Sysadmin #Truth #Backup #Unix #Linux pic.twitter.com/suCT9ME58V — nixCraft # (@nixcraft) June 24, 2015 You may like these articles: To Backup Your […]

To Backup Your MySQL / MariaDB Databases Using FTP with this Script

In this script an automatic FTP backup will pickup up your sql.tar.gz and upload the file to a remote FTP server running CentOS. So, you may wonder how all this works and how to automate entire procedure to be able to upload file /tmp/backup/sql.tar.gz? In the most simple scenario you can use a standard FTP […]