With the development of rdiffweb and soon the launch of our online backup solution minarca, rdiff-backup is at the center of our solutions. Personally, I am an rdiff-backup user for over 5 years. I use it to make backups of servers and my laptops.

Recently, I came across an article that compares rdiff-backup to six other backup solutions: amanda, backuppc, bacula, bup, rsync and burp. I was impressed that rdiff-backup is distinguished enough. The article compares six technical areas:

  • The backup time
  • The recovery time
  • The disk space usage
  • The number file on disk (inode)
  • The bandwidth usage
  • The memory usage

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