• Duplicity 0.7.08 Released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

    Duplicity 0.7.08 recently released, allows you to backup directories by producing encrypted tar-format volumes and uploading them to a remote or local file server. Because duplicity uses librsync, the incremental archives are space efficient and only record the parts of files that have changed since the last backup. The duplicity package also includes the rdiffdir utility. […]
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  • How to Install zbackup 1.5 alpha on Ubuntu OS

    zbackup is a globally-deduplicating backup tool, based on the ideas found in rsync. Feed a large .tar into it, and it will store duplicate regions of it only once, then compress and optionally encrypt the result. Feed another .tar file, and it will also re-use any data found in any previous backups. This way only […]
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  • Percona XtraBackup 2.2.8 released

    Percona has just announced the release of Percona XtraBackup 2.2.8. Percona XtraBackup enables MySQL backups without blocking user queries, making it ideal for companies with large data sets and mission-critical applications that cannot tolerate long periods of downtime. Offered free as an open source solution, Percona XtraBackup drives down backup costs while providing unique features for […]
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  • Backup all SQL instance databases

    I had a situation where I needed to backup hundreds of databases to a USB drive. In this circumstance the GUI was out of the question. After some searching online I found this script: [sourcecode language="sql"]<br />DECLARE @name VARCHAR(50) -- database name<br />DECLARE @path VARCHAR(256) -- path for backup files<br />DECLARE @fileName VARCHAR(256) -- filename […]
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