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

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

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…

Create DigitalOcean Droplets Daily Backups

Create DigitalOcean Droplets Daily Backups

Setting up a website and database daily backup using SimpleBackups using DigitalOcean Droplets . In this step by step tutorial, I am going…

Create a DigitalOcean server backup in style.

Create a DigitalOcean server backup in style.

One of the awesome features of SimpleBackups is ‘Rapid Server Setup’ — which allows you to magically connect SimpleBackups to newly…

Add SSH key after creating a DigitalOcean droplet

Add SSH key after creating a DigitalOcean droplet

If you got locked out and cannot access your DigitalOcean server but still have access to your DigitalOcean account, then here is a…

Pros/Cons of Storing Customers' Files in S3 Buckets for your SaaS

Pros/Cons of Storing Customers' Files in S3 Buckets for your SaaS

If you are building an application that needs to store customers' data in the cloud, you have a few options to think about. In this post I…

Don’t put all your eggs (servers/backups) in one basket (cloud)

Don’t put all your eggs (servers/backups) in one basket (cloud)

Just like you diversify income sources, diversify your cloud infrastructure providers! Intro We are always taught that we “ should not put…

Allow a remote IP to connect to your Amazon RDS MySQL Instance

Allow a remote IP to connect to your Amazon RDS MySQL Instance

How to whitelist a particular IP and allow it to connect to your RDS database. What This Is About By default, if you create an Amazon RDS…

Google Cloud Storage Signed URLs — The Easy Way

Google Cloud Storage Signed URLs — The Easy Way

One of the cool things that Google Cloud Storage supports is the AWS S3 interoperability mode. This mode allows you to use almost the same…

Why do server and website backups fail sometimes?

Why do server and website backups fail sometimes?

In this little piece I am going to highlight some reasons of why backups may fail. While many of the reasons below are common and apply to a…

He thought he had backups…

He thought he had backups…

A few months ago a friend of mine called me and I could hear in his voice that he was in trouble: I’m * * * * * * I thought we had backups…