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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 automate UpCloud Storage Backups
How to automate UpCloud Storage Backups

How to automate UpCloud Storage Backups

February 14, 2021

UpCloud is one of the leading cloud providers. The following guide will help you, step by step, automate your UpCloud storage snapshots. The…

Automated server & database backups to Filebase with SimpleBackups

Automated server & database backups to Filebase with SimpleBackups

February 3, 2021

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

January 20, 2021

Last Update: April 29, 2022 Data storage security is as important as ever, no matter what industry you are a part of. Unfortunately, too…

The Complete mongodump Guide (with examples)

The Complete mongodump Guide (with examples)

December 22, 2023

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)

October 18, 2023

There are many database solutions out there, but MySQL is one of the most popular. Using MySQL is vital to keeping these databases secure…

PostgreSQL pg_dump & pg_restore Guide

PostgreSQL pg_dump & pg_restore Guide

November 29, 2023

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

How to Import an SQL File in MySQL

How to Import an SQL File in MySQL

November 7, 2023

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

November 30, 2023

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 Dump

How to Restore a MySQL Dump

October 18, 2023

A MySQL backup is a copy of your database data (also known as MySQL dump) that you can use to restore your database in case of data loss…