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.