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Automate DigitalOcean Droplet, Database & Snapshot Backups - SimpleBackups

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Hourly and daily backups for server files, droplet snapshots & databases with smart features and API. Automated MySQL / MongoDB / PostgreSQL Backups.

SimpleBackups helps you automate all your backups and snapshots in one beautiful dashboard. You can set a custom schedule for your backups and they will be taken automatically for you via your own server and securely stored on your own storage. SimpleBackups detects failures and notifies you when backups fail and when they are expected to fail.

It works with DigitalOcean Droplets, DigitalOcean volumes & DigitalOcean Managed Databases.


Create DigitalOcean Backups


  • Droplet and volume snapshot automation
  • Website (files) backups
  • Database backups (MySQL, PostgreSQL, mongoDB)
  • One command backup setup
  • Central dashboard to manage all your projects
  • Backup Notification (Slack / Discord / Email)
  • Custom Backup Schedule (+ Timezone Support)
  • Custom retention policies
  • 2FA support
  • API
  • Webhooks
  • Free plan

Smart Features:

  • Rapid Server Setup
  • Backup Triggers
  • Error Prediction
  • Backup Stats

Backup storage on:

  • Included storage (SimpleStorage)
  • Amazon S3 or Wasabi Storage
  • Google Cloud Storage
  • DigitalOcean Spaces
  • Backblaze B2
  • Dropbox
  • Filebase
  • Wasabi

Databases you can easily back up:


  • Automate droplet and volume snapshots. First automation is free.
  • Web hosts can now use SimpleBackups and fully automate the backup creation process by using the automation features and the API.
  • Add your servers -in bulk- to your SimpleBackups dashboard without having to fill-out any forms.

Take action:

Create DigitalOcean Backups


How to automate DigitalOcean droplet and volume snapshots

Hourly DigitalOcean Backups

Use DigitalOcean Spaces Backup

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