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Announcement 🎉 - SimpleBackups.com is our new domain

During the past 4 years we’ve been working hard building the backup solution, we would have loved to use ourselves, when we ran our own web…

Announcement 🎉 - SimpleBackups.com is our new domain

Announcement 🎉 - SimpleBackups.com is our new domain

During the past 4 years we’ve been working hard building the backup solution, we would have loved to use ourselves, when we ran our own web…

Restore MongoDB Atlas Collection using MongoDB Compass

Restore MongoDB Atlas Collection using MongoDB Compass

So you already have your backup and decided to restore this on your MongoDB Atlas database? In this article, we will tackle how to restore a…

Cloud Storage Comparison - Best Providers 2021

Cloud Storage Comparison - Best Providers 2021

We've created a list of all major (and our preferred) providers, together with their prices using the region US-EAST-1 as reference. If…

Hello Multi-Databases Backup!

Hello Multi-Databases Backup!

One of our top requested feature is part of our "fresh out of the oven" release ✨ ! "I'd love to select database names without having to…

Automated AWS EC2 and volume snapshots

Automated AWS EC2 and volume snapshots

Thanks to your multiple requests to support AWS EC2 instances and volume Snapshot,... we (finally) did it! It's now fully integrated! We've…

Automated server & database backups + storage snapshots to UpCloud

Automated server & database backups + storage snapshots to UpCloud

In the past few months we've received multiple requests from users to support UpCloud Storage in SimpleBackups. Guess what? It's now fully…

The Ultimate PostgreSQL Database Backup Script

The Ultimate PostgreSQL Database Backup Script

Any database, needs a backup . This article is part of “The Ultimate Backup Script” series we are creating to provide you with database…

The Ultimate MongoDB Database Backup Script

The Ultimate MongoDB Database Backup Script

Any database, needs a backup . This article is part of “The Ultimate Backup Script” series we are creating to provide you with database…

Docker Postgres Backup/Restore Guide (with examples)

Docker Postgres Backup/Restore Guide (with examples)

Docker is an open-source platform that uses containers. Developers use it to create, deploy, and run different applications. The tool works…

Docker Container Backup/Restore Guide

Docker Container Backup/Restore Guide

Multiple languages, frameworks, architecture, and disjointed interfaces between the tools for each lifecycle stage of a product creates…

Automated server & database backups to Filebase with SimpleBackups

Automated server & database backups to Filebase with SimpleBackups

We've now been working for quite sometime with Filebase , but today, with the release of Filebase 2.0 we wanted to highlight this awesome…

Backups vs Snapshots: Differences and Examples

Backups vs Snapshots: Differences and Examples

Data storage security is as important as ever, no matter what industry you are a part of. Unfortunately, too many businesses lack efficient…

The Complete mongodump Guide (with examples)

The Complete mongodump Guide (with examples)

There have been a whole host of tools that have been built to make the process of maintaining databases easier. Using these powerful tools…

The Complete mysqldump Guide (with examples)

The Complete mysqldump Guide (with examples)

Databases are essential tools to collect and store mountains of data. All complex applications use them to store information. There are many…

PostgreSQL pg_dump & pg_restore Guide

PostgreSQL pg_dump & pg_restore Guide

Backing up and restoring a PostgreSQL database is an essential task for any system administrator. Fortunately, there are built-in pg_dump…

Mini Guide: How to Import an SQL File in MySQL

Mini Guide: How to Import an SQL File in MySQL

Have you just begun to learn how to work with SQL files using MySQL? Maybe you feel a bit lost on how to import files with this tool…

How to restore a PostgreSQL backup

How to restore a PostgreSQL backup

There are different types of database aside from the commonly used MySQL database. You might work on a project that uses another type of…

How to restore a MySQL backup

How to restore a MySQL backup

You already have your backup and decided to restore this on your MySQL database? In this article, we will tackle how to restore a MySQL…

Extensive MySQL Common Errors List

Extensive MySQL Common Errors List

Errors or mistakes are common in any aspects, especially in development. Using MySQL or any database can't guarantee you an error-free…

Hourly Amazon RDS MySQL Backups

Hourly Amazon RDS MySQL Backups

In this article, you will learn why you should do a frequent backup of your Amazon RDS database and how to do it using SimpleBackups. Table…

How to back up WordPress websites

How to back up WordPress websites

Backing up your sites, not just WordPress sites, is vital. Many WordPress users skip this process because they think that everything will be…

Product update - Backups the nice way!

Product update - Backups the nice way!

In our effort to make SimpleBackups the easiest and most pleasing solution when it comes to websites & database backups, we've gathered your…

Mounting DigitalOcean Spaces and Access Bucket From Droplet

Mounting DigitalOcean Spaces and Access Bucket From Droplet

In this post, I will show you step by step in the easiest way possible how to mount a DigitalOcean Spaces Bucket. Afterwards, you can access…

Create DigitalOcean Spaces credentials

Create DigitalOcean Spaces credentials

Generate Access Key and Secret Key for DigitalOcean Spaces. It is easy to create an access key and a secret key for your DigitalOcean…

Allow Remote MySQL Connections in cPanel

Allow Remote MySQL Connections in cPanel

By default, cPanel does not allow remote MySQL connections, which is a good thing as long as you don't need to. If you are using cPanel and…

DigitalOcean Snapshot Pricing

DigitalOcean Snapshot Pricing

Overview One of the things developers overlook when they start using DigitalOcean snapshot, is the cost. Some developers only rely on…

Allow Remote MySQL Connections in WHM

Allow Remote MySQL Connections in WHM

By default, remote connections to MySQL are disabled in WHM. If you would like to allow a remote IP to connect to your MySQL instance, let's…

Restore a Linux File Backup

Restore a Linux File Backup

This tutorial explains how you can restore a linux file backup of, for example the /var/www directory on your server. Step 1 Assuming you…

AWS RDS MySQL Backup to S3

AWS RDS MySQL Backup to S3

You can back up your MySQL Amazon RDS databases using SimpleBackups similar to how you back up MySQL databases and have it uploaded…

The Ultimate MySQL Database Backup Script

The Ultimate MySQL Database Backup Script

Any database, needs a backup . This article is part of “The Ultimate Backup Script” series we are creating to provide you with database…