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Its imperative to have a comprehensive backup and recovery solution that would enable the recovery of Linux servers, helping you to get back to business and minimize the downtime. The backup software solutions provides you a complete back up of the files, data, database, system or server. To be more specific, it enables the you to make a duplicate of everything contained on the original source. After an extensive research, we explored the top 10 Linux backup and recovery software.
It is essentially a client-server backup system, in which the workstations backup the central server, either simultaneously or serially. The user can create archives, extract them or list up their contents. The free to download backup tool can be managed remotely from the central administrative host or through the cron-jobs on the clients. The data can be written on it using any streaming device - normally with a tape device. The backups are written sequentially allowing easier access to data. Most importantly, afbackup can be set for emergency recovery on different catastrophe levels.