What is a Backup?

Backups are copies or archives of data used for recovery after the loss, deletion, or corruption of a database or filesystem. Developers can create backups in a number of ways, including manual implementation, cloud hosting services, or backup programs (such as Bacula).

For more resources about backups, please visit:

  • How To Use Rsync to Sync Local and Remote Directories
  • How To Back Up, Restore, and Migrate a MongoDB Database on Ubuntu 20.04

A complete list of our backup-related tutorials, questions, and other educational resources can be found on our backups tag page.