Data is growing both in volume and importance. As time goes on, the
amount of data that we need to store is growing, and the data itself
is becoming more and more critical for organizations. It is becoming
increasingly important to be able to back up and restore this information
quickly and reliably. Using cloud-based systems spreads out the data
over many servers and locations.
I'm the sort of person who doesn't like to install Java. I actually don't
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me break my own rules, however, and that's Crashplan.
I've already covered tar and all the wonderful ways to use it, but it's not the only tool at your disposal. Another popular backup tool is afio. Depending on your distribution, it already may be installed. On Ubuntu, for example, run the following to install it: more>>