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How to Restore from System Image Backup with CloudBerry Backup

CloudBerry Backup allows you to easily restore your system from an image backup. You can perform restores directly from the cloud or USB flash drive to any dissimilar hardware or Hyper-V, VMware virtual machine or Amazon EC2 or Microsoft Azure virtual environment.

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Synthetic Full Backup with CloudBerry Backup

Synthetic full backup is, basically, full backup and incremental backup mixed together. In the end, you get a full backup on the storage, that's incrementally being updated, without unnecessary or outdated data. You always have your up-to-date full backup.

We have developed a synthetic full backup feature for image-based backups in CloudBerry Backup. This enhancement decreases the amount of data upload to the cloud and accelerates overall process. We are going to explain the technical background and show how to use the new feature.
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What Files to Backup?

Perhaps one of the most important things in dealing with data — for both organizations and individuals — is to design sensible backup strategies to ensure that all critical data is securely stored and accessible in the event of a disaster. On the one hand, certain corporate files are absolutely crucial for the continuation of business, but on the other hand backing up applications, movies, music, and certain system files is unnecessary, as that information is easily recoverable from official sources, not to mention the spiraling out of control cloud storage fees. In this article, we set out to clarify exactly what types of data should be subject to backup, and what files should either be omitted or delegated to the image-based backup. Continue reading

How to: Restore Database Backup in SQL Server

Back Up and Restore MS SQL server database with CloudBerry Backup

Backing up your Microsoft SQL Server database is unquestionably essential for keeping your data intact and accessible. Adhering to best practices implies having at least two backups; one onsite and one offsite. That’s where CloudBerry Backup comes in — providing a comprehensive solution that can effortlessly back up Microsoft SQL Server databases to the cloud and NAS-based storage services.
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AWS Storage Options: Amazon S3, Glacier, EBS, EFS

The portfolio of AWS storage products offers a multitude of options for each and every usage scenario. Navigating through them may prove troublesome for inexperienced users, as each storage class is crammed with many specificities that have to be considered. In this article we set out to clarify the use-cases of the following AWS storage classes: Amazon EBS, EFS, S3, and Glacier.
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CloudBerry Backup Now Supports Azure Archive Blob Storage

CloudBerry Backup is receiving yet another update, making it the first cloud backup solution 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.
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Introducing CloudBerry Backup 5.7

Just three months after the last major update, we're bringing you the next iteration of our flagship backup product — CloudBerry Backup. Release 5.7 brings a number of critical and highly-expected features that further expand the app's functionality regarding interaction with VMware vSphere hypervisor, Hybrid Backup capabilities and support for Azure Archival tier, among others.

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Restoring image-based backups as VMware virtual machines

CloudBerry Backup is tightly integrated with VMware vSphere virtualization software. Not only do we back up virtual machines to the cloud, but we also offer restoration of image-based backups as VMware virtual machines — starting from release 5.7. Read on to learn more about the new feature, and see the process in action.

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Fast NTFS scan in CloudBerry Backup 5.7

CloudBerry Backup always aims to accelerate the backup process. One of the things that call for enhancement is file scanning, especially so for the owners of HDDs. In the latest version of CloudBerry Backup — release 5.7 — we're introducing Fast NTFS Scan; this feature will considerably expedite the backup process for users with millions of files.
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