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What is PostgreSQL and why does it need to be backed up? PostgreSQL is a plugin designed to simplify backup and restore procedures. There are many reasons why your databases might be at risk. For example, device failure (which can lead to all instances becoming unavailable), data corruption (which can also spread across replicas), software…

VMware backup solutions Data backup is an important, if not often critical solution, to nearly all problems that may cause or result in data loss – be it because of hardware failure, ransomware attacks, natural disasters, internal tampering or any other similar reasons. This applies in exactly the same way to other types of systems…

What is data center backup The idea -and aim of backup as a technology means that if there is a loss, failure, compromise or otherwise unwanted alteration in the state of some or all of an organizations’ data, then a copy of that data can be retrieved safely and if necessary, in its entirety. Typically,…

In the last few years there have, unfortunately, been many reports of businesses losing data, for a variety of reasons – from cybercrimes to natural disasters. This is not a new development, but it is increasing exponentially in frequency. Most, if not all enterprises work with some sort of backup and recovery system, and most…

As a relational database management system, MySQL is a popular database. It has several different advantages that may be related to its success – including both the open-source nature of the technology, as well as the fact that it is under the GNU General Public License, meaning that practically everyone can both use and modify…

How to Backup Virtual Machines with Bacula Enterprise Edition? Bacula Enterprise Edition provides tools to backup virtual machine images through their hypervisor backup APIs. Performing backups at this level rather than at the more ubiquitous file level provides many advantages, though in many cases a combined approach that uses both file and hypervisor backups will…

Introduction As a CIO, team leader or business owner, knowing the most efficient ways to reduce IT costs without straining or impacting other areas negatively is key to making sure the business remains viable, operable and profitable. Knowing the best IT cost reduction techniques is easier said than done. Therefore, we have done some of…

Bacula Systems is exhibiting at Cloud Expo Europe in Frankfurt, 8-9th December 2021. Come to our stand J61 to learn more about modern data protection, reducing costs and ransomware prevention strategies. One of Bacula’s co-founders, Arno Lehmann, will also be presenting at the event. The session is entitled: ‘Recovering Your Data From Ransomware: What The…

Overview Ongoing digitalization within organizations affects each and every aspect of both our regular lives and the way companies operate their business. One of the most important assets of any company is its data, and the question of data protection is potentially more important than almost anything else for the organization in question. As one…

The different components and interoperability of a backup system can determine if it is the right solution for you The free guide to choose the best data backup software for your business Although it can be rare, situations or incidents usually arise at some point of time in an organization which can lead to information…

Bacula understands nobody is hurt, and wishes all concerned a speedy recovery to their services We recommend all organizations use a modern disaster recovery solution. Please don’t take needless risks with your business. OVH datacenter disaster shows why recovery plans and backups are vital

While an assumption about Kubernetes previously being used mainly by DevOps teams may have been somewhat correct, many companies are now actively deploying containers in operational environments. They are also increasingly choosing container-centric approaches over traditional VMs. This is due to the various advantages of flexibility, performance and cost that containers can often provide. However,…