Catching Up on Backups

Well, this is embarrassing. The last time I wrote my so-called weekly column was more than a month ago. And, believe me, it’s not because nothing has been happening in the world of backups. Life got just a bit out of hand and blogging slipped down the priority list. But now the Ur-Guru has gone home, the cats have settled in, the housemate situation is more or less sorted out, and I really have … [Read more...]

Winners of the CloudBerry Online Backup Giveaway Contest

Our three winners in the CloudBerry Online Backup giveaway contest are: Larry H., who will be using it to back up his business data. Ty Taylor, who has some higher education and training presentations and video files to back up and synchronize. Tim Larson, who needs to back up all the photos and videos of his kids on his Windows Home Server. Thanks for … [Read more...]

CloudBerry: Amazon S3 Backup the Easy Way

Back in January when I wrote about Automatic WordPress Backup, Andy K. from CloudBerry Lab popped up in the comments on the cross-post to the WordPress Asylum site asking why I had recommended S3Fox over his company’s product, CloudBerry S3 Explorer. (For the simple enough reason that S3Fox was the first product I’d come across, and worked as a Firefox plugin.) It seemed to me that I’d heard the … [Read more...]