Backup

Ubuntu backup
Ubuntu backups: A step-by-step guide
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It’s important to regularly make backups in Ubuntu. That’s the best way to protect yourself from accidents like the loss of data or a system crash. We’ll explain how to carry out a backup in Ubuntu, what you’ll need, and how you can schedule backups for later. We also touch on solutions for server backups in Ubuntu. Read on for more.

Ubuntu backups: A step-by-step guide
Windows 11 Backup
How to backup Windows 11
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Don’t leave anything to chance when it comes to private or business files. Take precautions against possible data loss by regularly backing up photos, videos, documents, etc. Find out how to create a backup of the entire system or specific files or directories and folders in Windows 11.

How to backup Windows 11
Backup strategies
Backup strategies – overview of the main methods
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A solid backup strategy includes fundamental considerations about the scope of the data to be stored and the processes to do so. What needs to be backed up, how often, and on which systems? In addition to creating backups, testing, and restoring data must be considered. A good backup strategy protects from any unpleasant surprises in the event of data loss.

Backup strategies – overview of the main methods
Incremental backup
What is an incremental backup?
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Creating backups is a must for computer admins and private users. However, some backups don’t succeed because of the effort involved. If there is a large amount of data to be backed up, a backup can take hours. Incremental backups are the solution. That is because only the changes to the last backup are transferred. Read on to find out how an incremental data backup works.

What is an incremental backup?
Differential backup
Differential backup – how it works
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What is a differential backup? Explore a definition of differential backups, their features and advantages as part of our series on backup methods and strategies. With differential backups only the changes since the last full backup are stored. This saves time and storage space. We explain how differential backups work and when they should be used.

Differential backup – how it works
3-2-1 backup rule
3-2-1 backup rule: maximum security for your data
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In our digital age data is more important than ever before. This also means that the risks of partial or complete data loss are high. Luckily, there are plenty of options to back up your data. The 3-2-1 backup rule is one such formula. Find out what it means and how private individuals and companies can make the best use of the 3-2-1 backup.

3-2-1 backup rule: maximum security for your data
SSD life span
SSD life span: How long does a solid-state drive last?
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SSD life span is an important factor in data security and efficient backup strategies. Are electronic flash memories as reliable as classic hard drives with magnetic storage? When does their service life end, and are there any indications of an imminent failure? What should you do in the event of an emergency? Is data recovery possible, and is it even worth it?

SSD life span: How long does a solid-state drive last?
File extension overview
File extensions in an overview
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From PDF to JPG and TXT, there are countless different file extensions out there. These extensions are the last part of a file name and are separated from the actual name by a dot. Nowadays, there are so many that it is easy to lose track of them. In this article, you will learn about the most important file extensions for image files, text documents, media files and more.

File extensions in an overview
RAID level comparison
RAID level: the most important RAID concepts compared
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When combining hard disks in a RAID, you can choose between different standard setups called RAID levels. The predefined combinations determine the arrangement of individual hard disks and methods to store data in a RAID network. But what are the approaches of the most important RAID levels? And which one should you use?

RAID level: the most important RAID concepts compared
DRaaS
Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS): the more advanced backup
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Throughout the course of digitization, employees and employers became aware of the importance of backups. The 3-2-1 rule was considered the golden rule - where two redundant copies of each file are kept. As technology continues to evolve, cloud-based solutions are becoming more popular. Thus, Disaster Recovery as a Service has established itself as an important cloud service.

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS): the more advanced backup