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How to Back up Your GitLab Data

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How to Back up Your GitLab Data

GitLab is a powerful, self-hosted Git service for managing code repositories. It gives you complete control over your data and processes…

How to Encrypt Your Backups Using SimpleBackups

How to Encrypt Your Backups Using SimpleBackups

August 25, 2022

Backups have always been essential to every security and disaster recovery strategy. However, due to the ever-increasing risks of data loss…

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…

How to automate Amazon Lightsail Snapshots
How to automate Amazon Lightsail Snapshots

How to automate Amazon Lightsail Snapshots

July 22, 2022

The following guide will help you, step by step, automate your Amazon Lightsail server snapshots & volume backups. Afterwards, you will be…

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…

How to connect IDrive e2
How to connect IDrive e2

How to connect IDrive e2

May 31, 2022

1. Create your IDrive e2 Bucket Log into your IDrive account Go to the Buckets page and click on Create Bucket Fill in your Bucket name…

How to back up MongoDB to Google Drive
How to back up MongoDB to Google Drive

How to back up MongoDB to Google Drive

May 26, 2022

Backup your MongoDB database(s) using SimpleBackups and store it on Google Drive. If you're already using Google Drive, leveraging it to…

How to back up MySQL to Google Drive
How to back up MySQL to Google Drive

How to back up MySQL to Google Drive

October 18, 2023

Backup your MySQL database(s) using SimpleBackups and store it on Google Drive. If you're already using Google Drive, leveraging it to store…