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New docs, guides & Storage replication

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New docs, guides & Storage replication

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been actively working on improving how we support our users. We always thrived to provide the best customer…

How to create and grant permissions to a MySQL user

How to create and grant permissions to a MySQL user

August 31, 2022

In this tutorial, we'll describe the common tasks you'll have to deal with when managing access to a MySQL database. Access MySQL command…

How to show all MYSQL databases

How to show all MYSQL databases

August 30, 2022

In this post, I will show you how to list all databases on MySQL or MariaDB. There are multiple cases where theses commands will come in…

Why You Should Trust Your Backups Without a 2nd Thought

Why You Should Trust Your Backups Without a 2nd Thought

August 26, 2022

If you’re a business owner or a developer, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard the advice to trust your backups without a second thought…

Encrypt Your Backups Using SimpleBackups

Encrypt Your Backups Using SimpleBackups

August 25, 2022

For many of our users having a backup fully encrypted is ensuring trust that their backup will never be read by anyone else but them. It's…

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…