This article provides an overview of ways to back up your Windows computer. It addresses both desktops and servers. We will discuss methods of file-level, full-system and application-aware backup and recovery. Continue reading
What Is Bare-Metal Recovery?
Bare-Metal Recovery (or Bare-Metal Restore, or BMR) is a backup recovery technique that allows you to recover data on a computer with no installed operating system - also called a bare-metal machine. To achieve this, you will need a system image of the computer that you would like to recover. This saves time while installing and configuring a new machine. Continue reading
In this article we will overview differential backup and its specifics. This type of backup cannot be used for file-level, or image-based backup. However, there is a popular scenario where you can meet and should use that type. Continue reading for more details.
Incremental backup is a data backup mechanism designed to reduce storage requirements, bandwidth load, and provide the necessary level of data consistency and availability.
It this blog post, we will look at how incremental backup works and helps save time and money on backup and disaster recovery routines. Continue reading
What Is Synthetic Full Backup?
Synthetic full backup is a type of subsequent full backup that makes a comparison to the previously backed up data on the storage and uploads only the current changes from the backup source. Synthetic full backup helps to reduce the amount of data uploaded and accelerates a full backup creation. In this article, we will explain fully the concept of synthetic backup.
Are you confused with the different ways to backup your data? Full, differential, incremental, synthetic full - it’s easy to get lost in the terminology. In this article, we cover shortly all backup types without being too specific. If you already know about all backup types and simply want to pick the needed one for your use -case - scroll down, there is a chart that will help you choose the needed backup type. Continue reading