Tag Archive: backup

Jul 05

Automating Dreamhost backups

We here at Curious System Solutions use dreamhost as our hosting provider.  One of the nice things they give us is a nice, tidy, backup every month, if we ask for it.  It may take a few days if you ask at the beginning of the month, and it is easy to forget to download.  …

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Jul 06

Encrypted, remote backup

So, I’m a big fan of backups. I’m a bigger fan of differential backups. My personal favorite method of doing them is using the rdiff-backup script on a linux box. What happens when you have sensitive information that you need to remotely backup. Do you upload a new encrypted file of everything every night? Do …

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