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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…

The Ultimate MySQL Database Backup Script

The Ultimate MySQL Database Backup Script

January 17, 2024

This article and video are part of “The Ultimate Backup Script” serie we are creating to provide you with MySQL database backup scripts…

Create DigitalOcean Droplets Daily Backups

Create DigitalOcean Droplets Daily Backups

June 6, 2020

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.

October 21, 2019

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

October 6, 2019

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

April 11, 2019

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)

January 13, 2019

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

November 15, 2023

Allowing certain IP addresses to access to RDS By default, if you create an Amazon RDS MySQL database you won’t be able to connect to it…

Google Cloud Storage Signed URLs — The Easy Way

Google Cloud Storage Signed URLs — The Easy Way

November 3, 2018

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?

October 28, 2018

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…