Copies of data which may be used to restore the original after a data loss event.

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Open Source website backup tool suggestions

I'm looking for an Open Source website backup tool. I'm more interested in Open Source so I can make changes if need be and possibly contribute to the software. Automatic scheduled FTP backups ...
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What are the best options to backup a hosted windows VPS

I have a Windows VPS hosted at some web host, I have remote desktop administrator access and I can install whatever software I need on that VPS. This is a basic low cost VPS, so the system resources ...
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Should I use mysqldump or mysqlhotcopy for MySQL database backups?

I have a WordPress blog running on a MySQL database that I want to back up regularly. Would it be better to use the mysqldump program or the mysqlhotcopy script to make backups? What are the pros and ...
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Recovering a lost website with no backup?

Unfortunately, our hosting provider experienced 100% data loss, so I've lost all content for two hosted blog websites: http://blog.stackoverflow.com http://www.codinghorror.com (Yes, yes, I ...