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The Complete Redis Backup Guide (with examples)

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The Complete Redis Backup Guide (with examples)

In this article, we’ll see how you a real case example of a Redis backup process, end-to-end. We'll cover how to configure a Redis backup…

The Complete Redis Backup Guide (with examples)

The Complete Redis Backup Guide (with examples)

August 9, 2022

In this article, we’ll see how you a real case example of a Redis backup process, end-to-end. We'll cover how to configure a Redis backup…

Automated Amazon Lightsail instance and disk snapshots

Automated Amazon Lightsail instance and disk snapshots

August 5, 2022

SimpleBackups is now fully integrated with Amazon Lightsail ! This means you can easily connect your AWS account using their secured IAM…

July 2022: New Dashboard, AWS Lightsail, and custom backup scripts

July 2022: New Dashboard, AWS Lightsail, and custom backup scripts

July 30, 2022

A new dashboard is here! We redesigned the dashboard to save you time. Just a single look and you will be able to figure out: how backups…

May 2022: Backup Encryption, DigitalOcean Marketplace ...

May 2022: Backup Encryption, DigitalOcean Marketplace ...

June 10, 2022

After almost 2 months of daily "I'm on it", we have some cool product upgrades to share! Encrypt your backups like a pro! You can now…

Your backups on IDrive E2 with SimpleBackups

Your backups on IDrive E2 with SimpleBackups

May 20, 2022

We’ve recently had a surge of requests from user mentioning IDrive E2 as a S3 storage solution and asking whether they could use…

DigitalOcean Backups Explained

DigitalOcean Backups Explained

April 22, 2022

Let’s dig into DigitalOcean Backups service and understand what it is about, how it works, and what it can be used for. At SimpleBackups we…

DigitalOcean Snapshot Pricing 2022

DigitalOcean Snapshot Pricing 2022

April 2, 2022

One of the things developers overlook when they start using DigitalOcean Snapshot, is the cost. Some developers only rely on Snapshots as a…

Use Google Drive to store your backups

Use Google Drive to store your backups

March 23, 2022

We're super excited to release the support for Google Drive in SimpleBackups! One of our simplest storage integration, which literally only…

March 2022: MongoDB Streaming, CloudSync updates and new API endpoints

March 2022: MongoDB Streaming, CloudSync updates and new API endpoints

March 14, 2022

Another release, with some features we know you'll love! Thanks again to all of you who shared some great feedback, ideas and helped us…

Automated Scaleway server and volume snapshots

Automated Scaleway server and volume snapshots

March 11, 2022

Scaleway support was on our roadmap for some time, but we were waiting for more users to request it before prioritizing it. The latest on…

January 2022: Cloud Storage Sync & MySQL Binlog support

January 2022: Cloud Storage Sync & MySQL Binlog support

February 4, 2022

To kick off this year, we've been working on some great new features that we're excited to share!🤩 Shoutout to all of you who shared some…

The Data You Didn't Know You Need to Keep Safe

The Data You Didn't Know You Need to Keep Safe

January 18, 2022

Many companies rely on cloud storage as their default backup solution. They've reverted to this backup mechanism because of the promises…

Let your agency customers own their backups

Let your agency customers own their backups

January 11, 2022

So far it was possible to share access to your team account by adding members to it. This works great when you need to provide access to…

November 2021 Release Notes

November 2021 Release Notes

November 30, 2021

And ... ENTER! Our November release (actually October & November) bundle! 🚀 NEW Bucket sync is now in beta Backup summary report…

 Unlimited Backup Notification Channels

Unlimited Backup Notification Channels

November 19, 2021

Our backup notification system started feeling a bit dusty and we really wanted to dive into it and bring it to another level 🚀 (yes…

Remote MySQL Database Backup via SSH Tunneling

Remote MySQL Database Backup via SSH Tunneling

November 5, 2021

Once a MySQL server is set up, the first task on any database administrator’s list is to prepare for backups. To execute backups, sysadmins…

Ransomware-Proofing Your Business With Immutable Cloud Backups

Ransomware-Proofing Your Business With Immutable Cloud Backups

November 4, 2021

Ransomware attacks are becoming more common and pose a severe threat to all businesses. One scary statistic states that a new organization…

8 Cloud Storage Providers for 2022

8 Cloud Storage Providers for 2022

November 4, 2021

Cloud storage has become a more complicated area, with many providers joining the fray. It can be challenging to research all of the options…

Connect Intercom to Notion like rockstar

Connect Intercom to Notion like rockstar

November 1, 2021

This week, we decided to create an integration between Intercom and our Notion database used to track Customer Support requests. This was…

5 Ways to Reduce Your Backup Storage Costs

5 Ways to Reduce Your Backup Storage Costs

October 20, 2021

If you've ever cleaned out a packed attic or garage, you understand how challenging storage can be. The situation is more complex when…

An Early Look at Cloudflare R2 vs. S3

An Early Look at Cloudflare R2 vs. S3

October 19, 2021

There is a new kid on the block! Cloudflare has recently announced their new cloud object storage platform called Cloudflare R2. Cloudflare…

Announcement 🎉 - SimpleBackups.com is our new domain

Announcement 🎉 - SimpleBackups.com is our new domain

October 13, 2021

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

October 6, 2021

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

September 21, 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!

September 10, 2021

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

September 1, 2021

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

June 25, 2021

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

June 9, 2021

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

June 8, 2021

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)

February 18, 2021

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