The Wonders of rsync
Jun 29, 2007, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I have to admit that, until recently, I've been negligent in my
backup plan. Oh, I did the occasional database backup and have most
of my files replicated on my local drive, but I didn't have a real
plan. If disaster had struck I wouldn't have been prepared.
"I've known about rsync for a while now, but I never got around
to experimenting with it that much. When I decided to start regular
automated backups I knew that incremental was the way to go.
Downloading my entire server to my local machine every night just
wouldn't cut it. Fortunately rsync provided the perfect