Backup

Tar backup: How to create an archive with Linux
Create a tar backup: How the archiving works
  • Tools

Regular backups are one of the most important factors of IT security. With Linux systems – which are often the backbone of a webserver – you can very efficiently create backup copies with the program tar. What can the archiving program do? We explain to you how tar functions and what its special features are. So that you’re able to create regular backups with tar in the future, we explain step by...

Create a tar backup: How the archiving works
What is a backup?
What is a backup and how does it effectively protect your data?
  • Security

Technical issues, hacker attacks, and malware can lead to costly and serious data loss at any time. To minimize the risks, it is recommended that you perform regular comprehensive backups. It is important to have a suitable backup strategy that properly meets your specific requirements.

What is a backup and how does it effectively protect your data?
Create WordPress backup
How to back up your WordPress site
  • Blogs

WordPress backups allow you to safeguard websites created with the WordPress content management system in the event of unintended data loss. You have the ability to regularly back up WordPress sites with the help of your provider or cloud service provider. On the other hand, a manual backup requires a little extra work but gives you full control.

How to back up your WordPress site
How to back up Windows 7 computers
Data backups on Windows 7
  • Configuration

What happens when all your data is suddenly lost? By regularly creating backups, you won’t have to worry about that. But many users underestimate the importance of this. At the same time, backups on Windows are straightforward. It’s also easy to create backups on Windows 7. You only need to change a few settings.

Data backups on Windows 7
Windows 8: creating backups
How to back up Windows 8 computers: tutorial
  • Configuration

A broken PC can be hugely frustrating for many reasons. In some situations, you may even need to replace the hardware, risking the loss of your vacation photos, documents, or important data. Creating a backup of your files can help prevent this situation. Windows 8 ships with its own tools for this purpose. We’ll provide a detailed overview of how Windows 8 backups work.

How to back up Windows 8 computers: tutorial
Server failure – what to do?
Server failure: risks, consequences, countermeasures
  • Know-how

Server failures can be devastating for businesses, especially if central business areas are controlled by IT systems since the longer the server is down, the costlier is it for the company. This can result in loss of sales and in the worst case, the loss of business or customer data. Here we demonstrate the internal and external sources of danger that can lead to server failure, explain the...

Server failure: risks, consequences, countermeasures
Setting up server backups with rsync
Server Backups with rsync
  • Tools

Server backups are the best way to save vital data from your online projects and avoid losing data. A sophisticated backup strategy including all terminal devices is essential, especially in server environments. To do so, you need reliable backup programs. In addition to software solutions and online services, which are often very expensive, free applications like rsync offer an alternative.

Server Backups with rsync
Find, view and download old versions of websites
View old website versions: a look at the Wayback Machine and two alternatives
  • Website creation

You want to find old versions of websites? Travel back in time with us - almost to the dawn of the internet. Or perhaps you’d rather visit your own old website to track its progress. If you save your website in a web page archive, the contents are not lost and can still be viewed years later. Archives like the Wayback Machine are an amazing resource for all web users- whether SEO experts,...

View old website versions: a look at the Wayback Machine and two alternatives
What is a network attached storage (NAS)?
Network attached storage (NAS): the basics of network storage
  • Know-how

Growing sums of data require cost-effective, high-performance storage solutions. One option for fulfilling this requirement is a network attached storage. In business contexts, this model has already established itself as a viable alternative to file servers, hard drives, and the cloud. Private users have also caught on and use NAS systems at home. But what is a NAS? Read on, and we’ll show you...

Network attached storage (NAS): the basics of network storage
What is shared hosting?
What is shared hosting?
  • Technical matters

Shared hosting is a comfortable and affordable solution for managing websites online. We’ve answered some basic questions regarding shared hosting’s definition, laid out some of its pros and cons, and highlighted what it is that makes this web hosting model different from alternative solutions, like setting up private servers or opting for a free hosting provider.

What is shared hosting?