What is an Incremental Backup?

What is an Incremental Backup?

Incremental backup definition Incremental backup is a type of backup that only copies data that has been modified or added since the previous backup ran. Because each modification of a file must be retained, an incremental backup attaches selected files to the backup. It does not substitute the current backup files. The modified data within […]

What is 11 Nines of Data Durability?

What is 11 Nines of Data Durability?

What does 11 Nines of Data Durability mean? Data durability meaning is keeping data intact and not allowing it to degrade through processes such as power loss, drive loss, array loss, and other corrupting influences. 11 nines describes 99.999999999% annual durability, and it implies that only 0.000000001% of data is expected to be lost per […]

Backup Dropbox, OneDrive, GDrive

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How to backup your customers’ cloud drives to another cloud destination A lot of cloud systems retain your critical data for only 30 days after you delete it. Very often you will want to keep copies of your deleted data for years, with 5-10 years being a popular setting for our resellers. With BOBcloud, you […]

ICT Backup: How to do It Cloud-Style

ICT Backup

How to backup school data in the cloud If you store your school’s critical data online, you will know this has benefits and risks. Cloud storage is very popular amongst IT admins because you don’t have to worry about the life cycle of local storage, or maintaining it. However, cybercrime is a threat that needs […]

What is my IP address

An IP address identifies your device on the internet and is leased to you by your ISP. Most devices use will be leased a different IP address whenever they connect directly to the internet.  Our IP address tool below shows your IPv4 address leased to your device. [get_ip] Use this to discover your IP address when […]

File and data Replication or Backup?

File and data Replication or Backup?

File and Data Replication or Backup? File and Data Replication overview Which should you rely on when you are faced with a disaster recovery situation, data replication or data backup? File and Data Replication provides instant peace-of-mind when you want to know the critical file you have just created is stored on another system separate […]

PDF to Word converter

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PDF to Word – how to convert Using Word 2019, Word 2016, and Word 2013 If you have a PDF document you want to edit, you will normally go looking for an online PDF to Word converter. There are loads of them, and we prefer SmallPDF Historically, this was the only way to edit a […]

PAYG and improve your MSP profit

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PAYG resources would be great, wouldn’t they? Wouldn’t it be great if you could hire and pay for a techie for the time needed to fix your most important customer’s server fault? Then pay nothing until the next fault. How about having access to an identical server to replace the one which has gone down […]

Wasabi DNS outage December 2020

Wasabi DNS outage December 2020

Outage explained This affects our predefined Wasabi storage destinations and Resellers’ own storage destinations for BOBcloud backups and all FileSync server clusters. Wasabi had an outage which they put down to a DNS issue. Here follows their status page. Incident Status Degraded Performance Components US-East-1, US-East-2, US-West-1, EU-Central-1, Wasabi Management Console Locations US-East, US-West, EU-Central […]