Rsync, The Best Linux Backup Tool

What are the properties that we can expect from a backup system?

  • Local and remote copies.
  • Incremental backups.
  • Complete backups.
  • Low bandwidth in case of remote copies.
  • Backups easy to restore.
  • Backups for Windows (Deltacopy) and Linux systems.

"Rsync" tool is the Swiss army knife that will allow us to do all of these tasks effortlessly, simply by digging into its syntax a little bit.