Open Source Backup And Recovery Software

  • Mon, 11/30/2015 - 15:07 by aatif

Open Source Backup And Recovery Software


The attic is an open-source backup manager. It is a secure encrypting, reduplicating backup program. By using this backup manager you can store only new or modified data on a remote server and new data is transferred every time you create a backup. It is easy to use, it comes with a comprehensive quick start guide and usage instructions. It supported cross-platform like Linux, FreeBSD, and Mac OS X.

Comes with RESTful API.
Provide flexible storage allocation.
Built-in automated monitoring.
Supported multi-node management.
Support synchronous and asynchronous mirroring.
Storage can access over web protocols.
Offer RAID configuration without limits.
Support Network Attached Storage (NFS).

BackupPC is an open-source high-performance, enterprise-grade system with a web-based front. It is an easy to install and maintain and highly configurable solution. It supported across platforms like Linux, Solaris, or UNIX-based servers. It is a client for several protocols that are controlled by other services native to the client OS. It comes with an intelligent pooling scheme that minimizes disk storage and disk I/O.

No need for client-side software.
Rsync is also supported on any client that has rsync or resends.
Comes with a powerful web user interface.
The web user interface enables us to view log files, configuration, current status.
Supported mobile environments.
Provide detailed documentation.

Bareos (Backup Archiving Recovery Open Sourced) is open-source backup software. It is reliable software used for archiving and recovery of data for all well-established operating systems. It supported cross platforms like Windows, Linux, OS X. It is released under the license AGPL v3. Nowadays it comes with LTO hardware encryption support, bandwidth limitation, and new console commands.

Provide database configuration.
Provide backup scheduled support.
Easy to use features.
It enhanced storage daemon.
Provide security enhancements.
Implement of LZ4 and LZ4HC compression.

Box Backup
Box Backup is an open-source online backup solution. It is an automatic solution and sends the backup data to the server. It is a secure backup solution and encrypted using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol. It provides a continuous data protection facility and starting backup automatically when even low-bandwidth internet connections are present, therefore it is a good backup solution for laptops and computers. It supported across platforms like Linux, UNIX, Windows, and Mac OS X.

Data stored on a server in file and no special devices are required.
Data is encrypted and can be decoded only by the original client.
Provides continuous and up-to-date backup.
It has a portable implementation.
It can be optimized for document or server backup.