[Gllug] best way of making backups

Kilaru Sambaiah ksambaiah at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 16:02:30 UTC 2008


> At the moment I make my backups (once every three months when I panic about
> my HD dieing) simply by copying the folders I want to backup and compressing
> it as a tar.bz2 file. Obviously this is not the most organised or efficient
> way of making backups. So I was wondering what programs do you use or
> suggest in order to do this tedious but necessary task.
 I use bacula (http://www.bacula.org/en/) has very good features. Meta data
is stored in database and can backup to
 tape drive or hard disk and cross platform.
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