What's new with rdiff-backup?

2020-09-17

In March 2020, rdiff-backup advanced to version 2, 11 years after the last major release. The deprecation of Python 2 at the beginning of 2020 was the impetus for this update, but it gave the development team the opportunity to incorporate other features and benefits. For about two decades, rdiff...

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The cost of employee allocation errors

2020-08-19 - by Patrik Dufresne

Regardless of the process for the creation and distribution of employee schedules, it is difficult to avoid errors. Of course, these errors have a budgetary impact on your business, but beyond that it has an impact on employee motivation since they suffer the consequences of these mistakes. In th...

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How to configure ZFS for rdiff-backup

2020-07-22 - by Patrik Dufresne

How do I set up ZFS for rdiff-backup? ZFS is a relatively new file system available for the Linux platform. Its popularity is gaining speed thanks to its great management flexibility and its resilience. To learn more about the benefits of ZFS, check out our previous article. Further to our articl...

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Minarca v3.7.0 – Officially support installation using APT

2020-07-01 - by Patrik Dufresne

Minarca v3.7.0 – Officially support installation using APT Minarca’s new release brings forth a feature that we have wanted to implement for a while now. In order to ease the installation process and make it completely seamless for system administrators, we have added an official installation usi...

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Rdiffweb Release v1.5.0

2020-07-01 - by Patrik Dufresne

Rdiffweb Release v1.5.0 This new release of rdiffweb introduces minor modifications to the web interface to improve the general usability of the application. This release officially supports Debian Bullseye with Python 3.8. To begin, we have changed the date format in various views to the followi...

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Advantages of using ZFS with rdiff-backup

2020-06-24 - by Patrik Dufresne

In the past year, Linux has welcomed a newcomer to the file system area. With ext4 still being the de facto choice for desktops and most server installations, and with Btrfs failing to deliver the promise of a next generation file system, ZFS is delivering this long-awaited feature. ZFS is not a ...

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Minarca v3.6.0 – New Features For Backup Service Provider

2020-06-01 - by Patrik Dufresne

This new release of Minarca includes a simple but very useful feature to help backup service providers take control of their client’s data by allowing them to better control the authorisation for each user. Each user will now have a defined role: Administrator: Highest level of access, authorizes...

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What is Minarca ?

2020-05-27 - by Patrik Dufresne

What exactly is Minarca? Minarca’s name is the combination of the words Mine and Arca which means “My Chest” in Latin. Minarca is built on two main open source projects: rdiff-backup and rdiffweb. Rdiff-backup is a reverse differential network backup for Linux, Windows and Mac systems and rdiffwe...

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Migration to gitlab.com is completed

2020-05-20 - by Patrik Dufresne

Migration to gitlab.com is completed ! Last week, we have officially completed the migration of our 20 projects to gitlab.com. We are using Gitlab for a couple of years already, but at that time gitlab.com was not a viable option. Fortunately, Gitlab.com has changed its service offering over the ...

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