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How to Backup a Linux Server

how to backup linux server header with penguinsBacking up Linux servers is crucial if you want to be protected against unexpected failures or data loss.

However, the approach you take to Linux server backups will vary depending on which kind of Linux server you have and what it is used for.

This article identifies the types of files that you would typically back up in different Linux server use cases. Continue reading

How to Backup Files in Linux

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Backing up files in Linux may seem easy, but it is challenging to backup a Linux system in a reliable and efficient way.

That is because a typical Linux server contains many different types of files. Some are more important to back up than others, and some are easier to restore to a working state than others after the system goes down.

For this reason, if your Linux backup strategy simply involves copying all directories from the system to a backup server, it is unlikely that you will actually be able to recover all of your data after a failure. You also won’t be backing up data efficiently because a full-system backup will consume much more space than necessary. Continue reading

How to Backup a Mac: TOP 5 Tips

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Mac users typically have a basic backup structure using a good, native tool called “Time Machine”. But there are a few thoughts we want you to consider in order to make your backups more efficient and available anytime, anywhere. You will find the TOP-5 tips that can help you build a proper Mac backup infrastructure for personal or business needs. Continue reading

CloudBerry Backup Review on Linux Quest

Check out the review of our Linux backup software. Here Rob Collins, the Linux Quest host, looks at the easy set-up process for local backup.

The review is for freeware edition, but if you want to go Pro, they have a discount coupon link for Linux Quest viewers only.  Enter their channel to win it!

Cloud Cost Management and Optimization with Monitoring Services

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Businesses across industries are increasingly moving toward the cloud. The simplicity and flexibility of configuring a virtual server room make it a no-brainer to incorporate services like Amazon S3 and EC2 into the companies’ IT infrastructure. But with major shifts, new challenges and vulnerabilities arise that need to be addressed. It is critical to ensure that security concerns are taken care of, and bills remain under control. With that in mind, let’s take a quick look at a few solutions that you can use for cloud cost optimization. Continue reading

Overview of Open Source Object Storage Solutions

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Looking for an open source storage solution that combines the convenience of file systems with the scalability and performance of block storage? If so, open source object storage solutions are the answer.

This article discusses and compares the offerings of several object storage vendors in the open source space. Continue reading

Cloud Object Storage – Basics and Examples

Cloud Object Storage. Basics and Examples

Once you have used a cloud storage service, you are most likely going to be faced with its different types: block-, file- and object storage. These types determine how data is stored and used. We are going to explain in depth, one of the most commonly used storage types – object storage. Continue reading

Allocating CloudBerry Backup VM socket licenses


CloudBerry Backup VM edition by default comes with two processor socket licenses included, meaning that you can only backup your virtual machines from tte hypervisor that has no more than two physical processors. If your hypervisor incorporates three or more physical processors, you'll have to purchase an extra processor socket license for each processor. In this article we will explain how to purchase said socket licenses and attach them to your main CloudBerry Backup VM edition license.

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5 Reasons Why MSPs Should Offer Online Managed Backup Services

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If you’ve already decided to start an MSP business, then you’ve made the right choice. The current market for IT managed service providers is constantly growing with more and more opportunities arising every single day.

That said, using an online backup service as an MSP is hands down one of the best ways to provide quality service to your clientele. That’s because online backup services allow you to ardently secure your clients' data by keeping reserve copies of your clients’ critical files, folders, and hard drives on a remote server or in a cloud storage platform like Amazon S3 or Microsoft Azure. Perhaps more importantly, when a service provider offers backup-as-a-service to his clients, he/she can always help to restore that data whenever the client needs it.

Securely storing your customer's data to a preferred cloud provider has numerous advantages than simply backing up the data to a local storage location. Let's take a closer look at these benefits below. Continue reading