Definitive Guide on Backup and Restore of Docker Containers [A Cloud + Local Approach for Standalone Servers]

As you might have heard the phrase a backup is no good if it is not restorable. .

There are a variety of ways to do a backup of your essential files on a cloud server. But what is also important is that you always have an updated copy of those files on your local systems.

Backing them up on the cloud is fine. But a true backup is only a fresh and regularly updated copy that is available at your end at all times. Why Because itaposs YOUR data.

Two challenges Iaposm going to address in this regard are.

These issues can be addressed by using clusters instead of single servers. But here Iaposm focusing on single servers and not clusters to keep the cloud service expenditures to as low as possible.

I kept wondering on how to take care of the above two challenges. Then it struck me that we can make use of a combination of both a cloud and a localized solution.


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