The Difference Between Backup vs Replication


This article briefly explains the concepts behind backup and replication. A clear-cut table provides an excellent overview of all the features that set them apart.

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How to Use rsync to Back up Data


To back up your files to another location on the same machine, or over a network to a remote destination, use rsync. This guide will show you how to safely back up your files locally and over SSH to another machine.

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How to Use fsck Command to Check and Repair Filesystem


If you want to keep your filesystems clean and without errors, you need to scan it on regular basis. In this guide, you can find all fsck commands that will help you maintain your filesystem health.

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Snapshot vs Backup: The Main Differences


Snapshot and backups are similar yet different in terms of how they are used and how they store data. In this article we will explain what snapshots and backups are, how they work and what is the difference between the two.

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Full vs Incremental vs Differential Backup: A Detailed Comparison


There are three basic types of backups: full, incremental and differential. Each option has its pros and cons. Configuring your backup plan with one or the other will depend on your needs, priorities and resources. Learn more about different types…

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Rsync Command: 20 Helpful Examples in Linux


This tutorial provides 20 most commonly used rsync commands for all data synchronization scenarios. Master the rsync command and discover the advantages of using it over the rcp command.

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How to Use rsync to Exclude Files and Directories in Data Transfer


Rsync is a Linux tool that allows you to transfer files to another location. You can customize the command by using the exclude option detailed in this tutorial.

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How to Set Up Hardware RAID Using MegaCLI


This article explains how to set up hardware RAID using MegaCLI. RAID (redundant array of independent disks) consists of multiple disks that are linked together to prevent data loss and speed up performance. Use MegaCLI to create, gather and monitor…

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DSC Veeam Self-Service Backup Portal Guide


This guide is a resource for all phoenixNAP clients using the Veeam Self-Service Backup Portal as a part of their Data Security Cloud (DSC) package. It provides the necessary information for a user to log in and perform essential restore operations…

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Veeam Availability Console 3.0 Quick Start Guide


This quick start guide is a resource for all phoenixNAP clients using the Veeam Availability Console (VAC) operated by PNAP. It provides the necessary information for a user to log in and install the necessary software components to manage, create,…

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