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Amazon S3 Storage Classes Explained

AWS S3 Storage Classes

Updated on 4/05/2018

For different usage scenarios, Amazon Web Services offers different storage classes. This allows to reduce the storage costs for data which is rarely used, and doesn’t require instant access. All the classes have a high level of reliability and support SSL data encryption during transmission, but differ by their cost. This article will outline where and which class is recommended for use, and what the difference between Amazon S3 storage classes is.

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How to Use Time Machine to Backup Mac to the Cloud

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If you're a Mac user, you probably know about its own backup system called Time Machine. This tool covers all user backup needs except cloud backup. In this post we will consider an advanced backup strategy for macOS with cloud storage used as an offsite location. Continue reading

Requests and Data Transfer Prices in Azure, Google and AWS Compared

azure-google-aws-comparisonBesides data volume charge, using cloud storage you pay for data transfer and operation requests. In this post, we will consider these fees for the most popular cloud storage systems: Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.
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Introducing CloudBerry Backup 1.9 for Mac and Linux with B2 Cloud Storage

Recently we have released CloudBerry Backup version 1.9 for Mac cloud backup and Linux cloud backup. There are a few under-the-hood stability improvements and support of Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage. Continue reading

Getting Started with Image Based Backups Using B2 Cloud Storage by Backblaze

CloudBerry Backup supports a broad range of cloud storage providers and one of them is Backblaze. In this guide we are going to explain how to create an image based backup using a B2 Cloud Storage as a cloud repository. Of course, we will also explain a restoration process.

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How to Exclude Files and Folders in Image-based Backup

The new CloudBerry Backup 5.1 has a lot of improvements in image based backups. One of the helpful features is the ability to exclude files and folders from a backup. Moreover, you can even exclude files during a restoration sessions, thus making process more flexible. Below you can find out more.

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How to Resize a Partition During Image Based Restore

With release of updated CloudBerry Backup 5.1 we have introduced its new feature – the ability to resize NTFS partitions during image based restoration. It allows maintaining the desired volume size irrespective the backup. Let's take a closer look at this feature.

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Wise Data Recovery: Choosing Cloud Restore Type

Wise Data Recovery: Choosing Cloud Restore Type

Every app and data sometimes get corrupted, serious disasters are also possible (thankfully, much more rarely). While you read our blog, you probably do backups to protect the business in such cases. But since backup scenarios are different, there are significant differences in restoration. Let’s discuss possible ways of using cloud systems and summarize their pros and cons in order to find a truly wise data recovery.
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How to Restore to Azure VM Using CloudBerry Backup

This post applies to CloudBerry Backup 4.9 and later.

It became possible to create image-level server backups in Cloudberry Backup long ago and this feature has been regularly updated. However, cloud restore options, that are not restricted just by the source server, are even more interesting. For instance, you can deploy the image on a third-party cloud storage, e.g. Azure VM. Let’s go to the heart of the matter.

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