I didn't see a feature list nora corporate location any place.
on Thursday 01/29/2009 Dominic(dl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote
> Sticking with the commercial product theme for a moment: although I
> don't use it, and don't know anyone who does, I think Ahsay Backup
> http://www.ahsay.com looks a very good commercial solution. It seems to
> be fully optimised for transfer and storage and seems to work with
> 'forward diffs' i.e. it stores an original copy of a file and then
> stores incremental or differential files which can be combined with the
> original to create a later version of the same file. The backup server
> conducts regular checks to ensure consistency of the data. All files are
> encrypted before being sent to backup, so they are safe from the prying
> eyes of the backup server administrator. There is a free edition for
> backing up 1 or 2 computers to your own offsite (or onsite) backup
> server. They offer more powerful options (including replication servers)
> and are apparently the backbone for remote backup services offered by
> thousands of providers around the world - they even provide a list of
> them. If you don't fancy setting up your own backup server I guess you
> could use one of their customers' services.
> Sorry if that sounds like advertising puff (which it isn't). I'd be
> interested to know if anyone has used this product?
> Ryan How wrote:
> > Oh and I forgot to mention jungledisk (http://www.jungledisk.com/)
> > with Amazon S3. But you'll be looking at about $50 a month for storage
> > costs for S3 for 300 gigs. Anyone ever tried rdiff-backup onto
> > jungledisk ?, I know a lot of people use rsync.
> > Ryan How wrote:
> >> I use vembu storgrid for some of my clients. (http://vembu.com). The
> >> free version doesn't let you back up over the net, but you can back
> >> up to an external drive or another pc on the same subnet.
> >> Another one I came across is buddybackup which is a peer to peer
> >> online backup (free). But you might be battling to back up 300GB on
> >> there :)
> >> They are commercial, similar functionality to rdiff-backup, vembu
> >> even uses the rsync algorithm, but as dominic said, nicer GUI, also
> >> have good reporting, notifications in case of vembu.
> >> For video backup I would reckon just get an external drive and
> >> archive that kind of stuff. Use online backup for smaller, often
> >> changing files. Much more cost effective. Also downloading 100's of
> >> gigs in the even of a crash is not fun.
> >> Ryan
> >> Dominic wrote:
> >>> JoeRyan wrote:
> >>>> I am new to this stuff, and I usually work in a Windows
> >>>> environment. What would be the best way for me to secure my files,
> >>>> and make sure I don't lose everything if my computer crashes? I
> >>>> have about 300 gigs of data, and one video file that is 30+ gigs
> >>>> large.
> >>>> What about online backup (http://www.backupright.com)? But I've
> >>>> also heard about these products
> >>>> (http://pcbackupreview.com/backupchoices.php) and this one
> >>>> (http://www.carbonite.com) also work well.
> >>> All of your choices are commercial (pay for) solutions. While I was
> >>> investigating the same topic, I wrote a page here
> >>> http://www.edendevelopments.co.uk/rdiff-backup.php which might give
> >>> you a few leads particularly on open source alternatives.
> >>> Generally the commercial solutions offer less functionality than the
> >>> best open source alternatives, but they are easier to use, there
> >>> should be less chance of them going wrong (?) and there is someone
> >>> else to blame if they do!
> >>> But as a loyal rdiff-backup user I say the best is rdiff-backup
> >>> http://www.nongnu.org/rdiff-backup/. Of course!
> >>> Dominic
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