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The Wonders of rsync

Jun 29, 2007, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"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 solution..."

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