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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2010. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends on February 7th 8th.

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View Poll Results: Backup Application of the Year
rsync 147 47.42%
tar 42 13.55%
Clonezilla 33 10.65%
AMANDA 18 5.81%
Bacula 12 3.87%
BackupPC 7 2.26%
dump 1 0.32%
DAR 5 1.61%
Mondo Rescue 0 0%
Time Vault 2 0.65%
Duplicity 4 1.29%
FlyBack 0 0%
cpio 2 0.65%
rsnapshot 13 4.19%
rdiff-backup 9 2.90%
Areca-Backup 2 0.65%
partimage 3 0.97%
G4L 4 1.29%
FSArchiver 4 1.29%
Back In Time 2 0.65%
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Old 01-23-2011, 04:53 PM   #31
Kenny_Strawn
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If btrfsctl were on that poll I would almost certainly vote for it. But no, it isn't.
 
Old 01-24-2011, 04:24 PM   #32
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NetVault Backup
 
Old 01-27-2011, 05:26 PM   #33
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missing option

A great option that is missing: a custom script.
 
Old 01-27-2011, 07:32 PM   #34
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Clonezilla.
 
Old 02-02-2011, 10:12 AM   #35
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Toucan. It's from PortableApps.com.
 
Old 02-02-2011, 03:15 PM   #36
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you forgot mintbackup and backintime
 
Old 02-02-2011, 03:28 PM   #37
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Back In Time has been added.

--jeremy
 
Old 02-02-2011, 09:53 PM   #38
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star - like tar but with acl capabilities and mucho++ options
 
Old 02-03-2011, 02:58 PM   #39
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its hard to rate server and home backup products in one thread, but im really suprised with dropbox as a backup for files at home and some at work... its unbelievably easy to use, you dont have to do anything, just install and setup youre account and its working, i love that it backs up a new version of the file every time you save a file in the "box"

Last edited by exceed1; 02-03-2011 at 02:59 PM.
 
Old 02-05-2011, 11:42 PM   #40
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keep
 
Old 02-07-2011, 01:06 AM   #41
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how about good 'ol dd
 
Old 02-07-2011, 05:29 AM   #42
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Back In Time has been added.

--jeremy
Any chance of Toucan being added for next years poll then?
 
Old 02-07-2011, 05:43 AM   #43
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I did not find Toucan installer for Linux, only windows. And if that is true I am not sure it will be lister here.
 
Old 03-14-2011, 10:06 AM   #44
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Hey,

I know this is late, but I just registered on this site

I see people have voted clonezilla highly, but I am surprised. Although I agree clonezilla is a terrific tool for imaging the drives or partitions on the same machine or on a remote machine, you need to shutdown your system always and to me I don't think you can afford taking your servers down to do full disk or partition image.

I would have voted for Amanda. It works quite nicely with virtual tapes as well on multiple platforms such as linux/solaris..etc.

If I was allowed to vote 2 times, then BackupPC would have been other choice, it has a user friendly web interface..
 
  


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