Category: CloudBerry Backup

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Incremental vs Differential Backup: Difference Explained

Incremental vs Differential Backup: Difference Explained

We receive a number of questions about which backup type to choose: an incremental or a differential backup. The answer is - it depends. In this article, we will review the difference between an incremental and a differential backup and provide advice on the usage of both. Continue reading

My Retention Settings for File Backups

My Retention Settings for File Backups

I work at CloudBerry, but I'm also a CloudBerry user. Like many of you, I need to protect both my work and my personal files, but I have different needs for each when it comes to what I need to be able to restore.  What follows are my preferred retention settings for work and personal backups. Continue reading

CloudBerry Backup: Microsoft Azure Lifecycle Policy Management

CloudBerry Backup: Microsoft Azure Lifecycle Policy Management

CloudBerry Backup: Microsoft Azure Lifecycle Policy Management

One of the highly anticipated features in CloudBerry Backup 5.9.4 is support for Microsoft Azure Blob Storage lifecycle policy management. At the time of this post, Microsoft is making this feature available as a public preview. Lifecycle policies allow you to automatically transition blobs to a cooler storage tier (Hot to Cool, Hot to Archive, or Cool to Archive) to optimize medium and long-term storage costs.

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Brick-Level Mailbox Backup Explained

Brick-Level Mailbox Backup Explained

Exchange Server brick-level backup means backing up the smallest available information objects (mailbox items), and there are a few things you should know about these “bricks”.

In this article, we are going to explain the different Exchange backup approaches and show you how to perform a granular restore using CloudBerry software for MS Exchange backup. Continue reading

MS SQL Server Backup Automation

MS SQL Server Backup Automation

SQL backup routine includes various actions you should remember about. And the best way to get it done is by using backup automation. In this article, we will cover built-in tools that help to simplify your daily routine.

We will also show how to do this using CloudBerry software for MS SQL Server backup. Continue reading

How to Сreate Multiple Backup Schedules in Windows Server

How to Сreate Multiple Backup Schedules in Windows Server

Multiple backup schedules are used in most backup infrastructures to make backup processes flexible and efficient. You can, for example, configure separate backup schedules for the whole server backup and just one SQL database. However, built-in Windows Server Backup does not allow this to be accomplished via its GUI. Continue reading

CloudBerry Backup Supports 8 New Regions in Azure Archive Storage

CloudBerry Backup Supports 8 New Regions in Azure Archive Storage

Azure Archive Storage is an archive tier of Microsoft Azure Blob Storage in addition to hot and cool tiers. It is designed to help organizations reduce their storage costs by storing rarely accessed data in a lowest-priced tier. Microsoft offers an industry leading price point for archiving data (0.2 cents per GB/month). Continue reading