Tutorial Series

How To Use Bacula on Ubuntu 14.04

This series will show you how implement file backups of your Ubuntu 14.04 servers using Bacula, the popular open source backup software suite.
  1. How To Install Bacula Server on Ubuntu 14.04

    April 9, 2015
    Bacula is an open source network backup solution that allows you create backups and perform data recovery of your computer systems. It is very flexible and robust, which makes it, while slightly cumbersome to configure, suitable for backups in many situations. A backup system...
  2. How To Back Up an Ubuntu 14.04 Server with Bacula

    April 10, 2015
    This tutorial will show you how to set up Bacula to create backups of a remote Ubuntu 14.04 host, over a network connection. This involves installing and configuring the Bacula Client software on a remote host, and making some additions to the configuration of an existing...
  3. How To Install Bacula-web on Ubuntu 14.04

    April 3, 2015
    Bacula-web is a PHP web application that provides an easy way to view summaries and graphs of your Bacula jobs that have already run. Although it doesn't allow you to control Bacula in any way, Bacula-web provides a graphical alternative to viewing jobs from the console....
  4. How To Create Hot Backups of MySQL Databases with Percona XtraBackup on Ubuntu 14.04

    April 21, 2015
    This tutorial will show you how to perform a full hot backup of your MySQL or MariaDB databases using Percona XtraBackup on Ubuntu 14.04. The resulting database backup can then be copied to a remote server with a traditional file backup system, like Bacula. The process of restoring the database from a backup is also covered.