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# 249324 6-May-2019 10:14
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Hi.

 

For approx 200Mb

 

Who do you recommend as a 'Cloud' backup service . A service that has their own backup app would be ideal

 

The company/service previously used no longer offers this service

 

 


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  # 2231444 6-May-2019 10:17
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200Mb or Gb?  Whats your use case?  Sooooo many options, I think we need more details to make an informed suggestion.





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  # 2231502 6-May-2019 11:09
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200MB?  What sort of data?


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  # 2231508 6-May-2019 11:20
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Backup or storage ?

 

There is a difference :)

 

I use my own "cloud" via Tonido (all my phone pics get uploaded to home), but I also have a backup system to the cloud via BackBlaze. 

 

If I was just using Tonido and I lost images, thats it, theyre gone. With Backblaze, I know theyre safely backed up offsite.

 

 





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  # 2231509 6-May-2019 11:22
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For ease of use backblaze.

 

For most flexibility and features - Cloudberry for backup client + Wasabi for storage





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  # 2231510 6-May-2019 11:22
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Definitely need more details. What is the data? How often is it updated? Do you need incremental backups? Do you need regular restores or is this a "last resort" archive? What platform do you need to run the backup from? Personal or business?

 

Also please confirm 200MB, which is tiny. That size you could just about email it to yourself.




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  # 2231525 6-May-2019 11:33
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OK, its actually 800M, so assume it will grow to 1+ Gb over the years

 

Just dayly backups of 1 folder on a Win Server . its a 'backup' folder that we need a ~cloud~ backup of.

 

Nothing complex about that folder .

 

 

Im looking at Backblaze & Crashplan . They both have 1 month trials so Its a matter of picking one I guess

 

Something simple to setup is what Im after , so Backblaze (?)

 

 

Its for a buseness , so reliability of the backup is the priority . As for the backups data retention , I cant see that needing to be more than a month or so for this 1 folder

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2231527 6-May-2019 11:38
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If it's just a folder OneDrive or similar?


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Semi related but I recently started using GoodSync after Cloud Berry messed up my backups on Amazon Cloud Drive.

 

I use it to back up my PC to both Dropbox and Amazon Cloud Drive.

 

With Dropbox it pushes to a folder that is not synced with my PC so I have continous Dropbox sync as well as a separate backup to Dropbox.

 

 

 

 


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BackBlaze is good, if it suits you get it. It only keeps versions for a month, which is a weakness IMHO.


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  # 2231545 6-May-2019 11:46
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ShareSync by Intermedia.  Not the cheapest but it will email you weekly (via the cloud control panel, if you ask it to) to confirm the sync is happening fine or to alert you to issues.





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  # 2231556 6-May-2019 12:06
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timmmay:

 

BackBlaze is good, if it suits you get it. It only keeps versions for a month, which is a weakness IMHO.

 

 

Yeah, but does what it says well. 

 

I've also got Veeam backups running as well, along with a local USB backup of critical stuff, so feel pretty well covered at last :)

 

 





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1101: OK, its actually 800M, so assume it will grow to 1+ Gb over the years Just dayly backups of 1 folder on a Win Server . its a 'backup' folder that we need a ~cloud~ backup of. Nothing complex about that folder . Im looking at Backblaze & Crashplan . They both have 1 month trials so Its a matter of picking one I guess Something simple to setup is what Im after , so Backblaze (?) Its for a buseness , so reliability of the backup is the priority . As for the backups data retention , I cant see that needing to be more than a month or so for this 1 folder

 

 

 

Azure Backup

 

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/backup


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  # 2231705 6-May-2019 15:20
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timmmay:

 

BackBlaze is good, if it suits you get it. It only keeps versions for a month, which is a weakness IMHO.

 

 

I find it hard to recommend BackBlaze because of the 30 day retention period. It really lets down what would be an otherwise good service.

 

However, I would recommend BackBlaze B2, which is their online storage offering (similar to S3) and it integrates with lots of backup software listed here: https://www.backblaze.com/b2/integrations.html

 

 


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  # 2231707 6-May-2019 15:22
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If you run incremental backup software locally then store than in BackBlaze that would work. It's a hack though. I guess BB is trying to limit the storage, though they have a massive amount of storage.

 

B2 is a good service, I use their free tier for 10GB, and it's fairly simple. I mostly use AWS S3, both IA and Glacier tiers, along with both AWS CLI scripts and CloudBerry Backup. AWS is not simple. CloudBerry isn't awesome, I have only moderate confidence in it, but it's been fine so far. I do incremental backups locally with it, and I sync to S3 with versioning done in S3. 

 

I also quite like Restic backup, which I use on my Linux server and a little bit on my PC. It's command line, and they haven't implemented compression yet, just block level de-duplication, but I have good confidence in it.


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