Backups

Backups are copies or archives of data used for recovery after the loss, deletion, or corruption of a database or filesystem. Developers can create backups in a number of ways, including manual implementation, cloud hosting services, or backup programs.

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  • Tutorial

    How To Use Rsync to Sync Local and Remote Directories

    Rsync is a tool for intelligently syncing local and remote directories. In this article we will explore the basic usage of this utility to copy files from directory to directory and from system to system.
    By Justin Ellingwood Linux Basics Backups
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    How To Import and Export Databases in MySQL or MariaDB

    Being able to import and export your database is an important skill to have. You can use data dumps for backup and restoration purposes, so you can recover older copies of your database in case of an emergency, or you...
    By Mateusz Papiernik MySQL MariaDB Databases Backups CentOS Debian Ubuntu Open Source
  • Tutorial

    How To Set Up MySQL Master-Master Replication

    This second installment of "Scaling Web Applications" will list out the steps necessary for scaling a mysql deployment over two VPS.
    By Jason Kurtz MySQL Scaling Backups
  • Tutorial

    5 Ways to Improve your Production Web Application Server Setup

    Once your application is up and running in a cloud server environment, you may be wondering how you can improve your server environment to make the leap from "it works" to a full-fledged production environment. This a...
    By Mitchell Anicas Server Optimization Backups Logging Conceptual Load Balancing High Availability Monitoring Configuration Management
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    How To Back Up, Restore, and Migrate a MongoDB Database on Ubuntu 14.04

    MongoDB is one of the most popular NoSQL database engines. It is famous for being scalable, powerful, reliable and easy to use. In this article we'll show you how to back up, restore, and migrate your MongoDB databases.
    By Toli MongoDB Backups Ubuntu
  • Tutorial

    How To Backup PostgreSQL Databases on an Ubuntu VPS

    PostgreSQL is a popular database management system that can be used to handle the data from your website or application. This article will discuss methods of backing up PostgreSQL databases to ensure that your inform...
    By Justin Ellingwood PostgreSQL Backups Ubuntu
  • Tutorial

    How To Back Up and Restore a Kubernetes Cluster on DigitalOcean Using Velero

    Velero is a convenient backup tool for Kubernetes clusters that compresses and backs up Kubernetes objects to object storage. It also takes snapshots of your cluster’s Persistent Volumes using your cloud provider’s bl...
    By Hanif Jetha, Jamon Camisso Backups Kubernetes Solutions Object Storage DigitalOcean Block Storage
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    How To Set Up Master Slave Replication on PostgreSQL on an Ubuntu 12.04 VPS

    PostgreSQL, or postgres, is a popular database management system often used to manage the information from websites and applications. In this guide, we will configure a master server postgres replication set up, whic...
    By Justin Ellingwood PostgreSQL Load Balancing Backups Ubuntu
  • Tutorial

    How To Backup MySQL Databases on an Ubuntu VPS

    MySQL is a popular database management system that is often used to manage the data from websites and applications. This guide will demonstrate how to backup the data in your MySQL databases, using a number of differ...
    By Justin Ellingwood MySQL Backups Ubuntu
  • Tutorial

    How To Back Up, Restore, and Migrate PostgreSQL Databases with Barman on CentOS 7

    In this tutorial you'll set up a Barman backup server, make a backup from a primary PostgreSQL database server, and restore to a standby server. This creates a physical backup of the entire database with snapshots at ...
    By Sadequl Hussain Backups PostgreSQL CentOS
  • Building for Production: Web Applications — Overview

    This tutorial will demonstrate how to plan and set up a sample production application from start to finish. Hopefully, this will help you plan and implement your own production server environment, even if you are runn...
    By Mitchell Anicas Deployment Backups DNS Logging LAMP Stack Monitoring Load Balancing Conceptual Ubuntu
  • Tutorial

    How To Back Up and Restore Your Redis Data on Ubuntu 14.04

    Redis is an in-memory, key-value cache and store (a database, that is) that can also be persisted (saved permanently) to disk. In this article, you'll read how to back up a Redis database on an Ubuntu 14.04 server. Re...
    By finid Backups NoSQL Ubuntu
  • How To Install Bacula Server on CentOS 7

    Bacula is an open-source network backup solution that allows you create backups and perform data recovery of your computer systems. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure the server components...
    By Mitchell Anicas Backups MySQL CentOS
  • How To Install Bacula Server on Ubuntu 14.04

    Bacula is an open-source network backup solution that allows you create backups and perform data recovery of your computer systems. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure the server components...
    By Mitchell Anicas Backups MySQL Ubuntu
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    How To Create An Off-Site Backup Of Your Site With Rsync On Centos 6

    This article provides a quick way to backup the most common things in a typical web hosting scenario: website files and database data. We will setup a full daily backup of a website folder and a copying of this data t...
    By zlađurić Backups WordPress MySQL CentOS
  • Tutorial

    How To Choose an Effective Backup Strategy for your VPS

    When dealing with any kind of important data, it is essential that you implement a backup scheme. There are many different ways to back up data on a VPS. In this guide, we will discuss some ways that you can backup ...
    By Justin Ellingwood Linux Basics Backups Conceptual
  • Tutorial

    How To Back Up, Restore, and Migrate a MongoDB Database on Ubuntu 18.04

    MongoDB is one of the most popular NoSQL database engines. It is famous for being scalable, powerful, reliable and easy to use. In this article we'll show you how to back up, restore, and migrate your MongoDB databases.
    By Toli Backups MongoDB Data Analysis
  • Tutorial

    How To Configure MySQL Backups with Percona XtraBackup on Ubuntu 16.04

    Databases are often some of the most important systems in your infrastructure due to the value of the information they store. Because of this, it is important to have reliable backups to guard against data loss in the...
    By Justin Ellingwood Backups MySQL Ubuntu Ubuntu 16.04
  • Tutorial

    How To Use Duplicity with GPG to Securely Automate Backups on Ubuntu

    Duplicity is a simple backup solution that can be used to backup data from a VPS instance to another VPS or a local machine. In this guide, we will demonstrate how to install duplicity on Ubuntu and configure it to p...
    By Justin Ellingwood Security Backups Ubuntu
  • Tutorial

    How To Automate Backups with DigitalOcean Spaces

    Backing up important data is an essential part of managing any computer infrastructure. In this tutorial, we will build a script around the s3cmd command line tool which can be used to quickly upload data to DigitalOc...
    By Sebastian Canevari Backups Object Storage DigitalOcean Solutions