Servercheap Incremental Backups via rsync

Update: Rsync Automated incremental backups with database support

3 min read RSYNC is an open source tool for synchronizing files both locally and remotely across servers. It’s not only fast, but also smart — the tool utilizes a famous algorithm to detect the differences between two files or folders. This reduces the amount of data sent over the network by only transferring the pieces of files that changed. We at Servercheap have saved you the time and created a script to help you automate your backups. This script will backup your files and databases to a remote server. In this tutorial we will show you how to customize the script to fit your exact…

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13 Linux commands for beginners

8 min read About 90% of the Internet is powered by Linux servers. And if you want to manage or deploy applications on a Linux server, you’ll need to know some basic Linux commands. For Linux beginners, the Linux terminal (otherwise known as the shell) can be daunting. There’s a veritable ocean of Linux terminal commands to learn and understand. We can’t cover them all today, but let’s take a look at some of the basic Linux commands you’ll need to begin navigating the shell. 1. PWD command The pwd is short for Present Working Directory. It’s a command-line utility tool that returns the path to the directory you’re…

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The TAR command in Linux – Learn Linux with Servercheap

5 min read The tar command is used to put a collection of files and folders into a highly compressed archive file commonly called tarball or tar in Linux. The tar is most widely used command to create compressed archive files and that can be moved easily from one disk to another disk or machine to machine. In this article we will learn various tar command examples including how to create archive files using (tar, tar.gz and tar.bz2) compression, how to extract archive file, extract a single file, view content of file, verify a file, add files or directories to archive file, estimate the size of tar archive file, etc. 1. Create…