One of the most important aspects of a sensible backup strategy is keeping upload volumes under control. With each backup iteration, the same files are being repeatedly uploaded which results in more time-consuming backups. To help mitigate the issue, CloudBerry Backup for macOS & Linux now supports block-level backup.
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When most people hear “data storage,” they think about conventional file level storage. The storage solutions used by typical end users are file systems that are mapped to individual hard drives.
However, file systems are only one way to organize data. Another popular method -- and one that is particularly useful when setting up virtual machine storage, network attached storage and SAN storage -- is block storage.
This article defines block storage, discusses common block storage use cases and explains what makes block storage different from file level storage. Continue reading
What Is Block-Level Backup?
Block-level backup is a type of backup that allows you to back up only modified parts of the files instead of running a full backup every time the file is changed. Block-level backup takes less bandwidth for regular backups and reduces the backup time.
Block-level backup is a great way to expedite the backup process and eliminate certain inefficiencies. While previously we extensively covered the essence of block level file upload, it seems that some users are still confused as to the application of this feature to their backup practices. With that in mind, we’ve decided to write this article to clarify the frequent use-cases of block level file upload and to explain when it’s better to avoid using it.
Our team has been laboring day and night for the last two months to bring you the latest iteration of our flagship backup product—CloudBerry Backup 5.6. The latest version packs a number of highly-requested features that will enable users to enhance the backup automation and performance. In this blog post we elaborate on all new features.
CloudBerry Backup supports block-level backup for numerous cloud storage providers. In release 5.6 we expand the list and bring the functionality over to Backblaze B2. This article demonstrates how to take advantage of the novelty.
CloudBerry is glad to introduce block-level backup support for Bare Metal / System State backup. Starting from now, you can restore your entire system from scratch as an efficiently organized block-level backup, with only modified files kept. This post explains how to benefit from this new opportunity and how to use it.
CloudBerry announces block-level backup support across all cloud storage providers. From this moment you can enjoy advantages of block-level backup on every cloud storage you use for the backup. This post explains how to enable Block-level backup for your backup plan.