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Unlimited Backup Notification Channels

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

 Unlimited Backup Notification Channels

Unlimited Backup Notification Channels

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

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

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

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

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

If you've ever cleaned out a packed artic 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

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

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…