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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Rdiffweb Release v1.4.0

2020-05-20 - by Patrik Dufresne

Thanks to our sponsor, this release introduces a feature to have better control over the users' permission by defining 3 different levels of acess: Admin, Maintainer and User. This addition allows you to have better control on what your users can or can't do with their backup repositories. Fix si...

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Patrik Dufresne Service Logiciel inc. is now IKUS

2020-05-08 - by Patrik Dufresne

It is with great joy and excitement that we officially announce the new corporate name of Patrik Dufesne Service Logiciel inc. Introducing IKUS! The culmination of the company’s evolution, which is no longer only associated to its leader, Patrik Dufresne, but to a team of individuals dedicated to...

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