Today we're excited to bring you the next major iteration of CloudBerry Backup for macOS & Linux — release 2.2. In this version we've made a few behind-the-scenes improvements and expanded the functionality of common line interface.
CloudBerry Backup 5.8 focuses on security, disk storage optimization, and a few other important features highlighted below.
Microsoft and Amazon have recently increased the disk volume limits for their virtual machines running on Azure and EC2. At CloudBerry Lab, we always keep up with the latest developments and today announce the support for these increased disk sizes in the CloudBerry Backup 5.8.
One of the CloudBerry advantages is support for block-level backup. Block-level backup identifies the modified parts of a file (or disk sector in case of image-based backup) and only backs up those modifications. This improves backup speed and reduces backup storage.
In CloudBerry Backup 5.8, we’re improving VMware backup with our support for VMware's Changed Block Tracking (CBT).
Ransomware has been a growing problem for businesses and consumers this past year. Ransomware attacks disrupt normal business continuity by encrypting important business documents (or personal files like pictures, video, and documents) and demanding a ransom to recover the data. You either recover by paying the ransom or manually restoring backups, if you have them. To help protect customer backups, we implemented ransomware protection functionality in CloudBerry Backup 5.8.
CloudBerry Backup 5.8 now includes the ability to graphically visualize the size of your local disks. The new Disk Capacity dashboard displays folders and folder sizes and facilitates the analysis of disk utilization and how those folders might affect overall backup storage. Read on to learn more about the feature.
Designing a comprehensive backup strategy is a task of utmost importance for any organization. In considering various aspects of this strategy, perhaps the most important objective is to strike a balance between a sensible retention policy and manageable storage fees. Traditional retention policies that work off file versions can quickly become too costly for long-term storage. Thus, a more cost-effective retention design and solution is required.
Amazon has just introduced an addition the the list of its AWS Glacier regions — Singapore. From now on users can use Amazon Glacier in Asia Pacific (Singapore) to reliably and durably store their data at a fraction of the price of regular S3. Here at CloudBerry Lab we naturally stay on top of things and today are updating our products with the support for the new Glacier region.
CloudBerry Explorer for Azure is receiving yet another update, making it the first cloud file explorer that natively supports Microsoft Azure's latest blob storage tier — Archival. In this post we briefly explain what that is and how you can take advantage of it to reduce your cloud storage fees.