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Arq: Online Backup for Mac to Amazon AWS Glacier and S3 | Haystack Software
Mac app for backing up to S3 or Glacier. Interesting, compared to Backblaze, Mozy, etc.
mac  osx  macosx  s3  glacier  amazon  backup  backups  onlinebackup 
june 2013 by philgyford
Help Center | Facebook
How to download all of your "information" from your Facebook account. (vi Preoccupations)
via:preoccupations  facebook  backup  archiving  from delicious
february 2011 by philgyford
VaultPress
Handy cloud-based backup for WordPress sites. Although I'd still want to keep your my own backup. I still don't trust the cloud. (via Daring Fireball)
wordpress  backup  via:daringfireball 
april 2010 by philgyford
PhoneView for iPhone - iPhone Disk Mode, SMS, Voicemail, Call History, Music, Photos, Notes Access - Ecamm Network
Among other things, lets you export all of your iPhone SMSes. $20 saved me spending more time messing around with binary plist files, sqlite, etc.
iphone  software  mac  macosx  applications  backup  archive  sms  texts 
march 2010 by philgyford
Tweetake
Very simple way to get a file of all your Twitter tweets, friends, etc.
twitter  backup  archive  export 
march 2010 by philgyford
Reocities , rising from the ashes - RIP Geocities...
Wonderful - one guy raced to copy all of GeoCities. Worth reading 'Making of'. He should win medals, awards, certificates, etc. (via Kottke)
reocities  geocities  archive  backup  history  via:kottke 
october 2009 by philgyford
BackupMyTweets Home: Backup Your Twitter Account
I suppose backing one bit of the cloud up to another unaccountable, third-party bit of it is better than nothing, but...
cloud  twitter  backup 
september 2009 by philgyford
Online Backup from Backblaze
After reading poor reviews of Mozy.com on Cool Tools, I'm giving Backblaze, which got better reviews, a try. (Warning, annoying auto-play video.)
backup  onlinebackup  software 
june 2009 by philgyford
MailSteward
A pay-for Mac app that archives email into SQLite or MySQL databases. Looks pretty awesome for searchable backups. Need the pro version for large volumes of email (>100,000 messages).
email  mac  osx  macosx  application  backup  archive  software  archiving 
march 2009 by philgyford
Jacobian's jellyroll at master - GitHub
"You keep personal data in all sorts of places on the internets. Jellyroll brings them together onto your own site." Sounds good, but haven't tried it. (via Blech)
via:blech  aggregation  backup  cloud  python  django 
february 2009 by philgyford
Flashbake: Free version-control for writers using git - Boing Boing
Sounds nice and some lovely little features like saving info about the weather, etc when it automatically checks your files in. Contextual backup.
boingboing  corydoctorow  backup  python  versioncontrol  git  writing  flashbake  software 
february 2009 by philgyford
Husk.org. chaff. Aggregation and the Edge.
"Is there a space for a piece of user-installable software, like Movable Type or Wordpress, that aggregates their data from sites across the web, and then presents it as a site?" Yes. Maybe even a WordPress plugin...?
paulmison  blech  aggregation  cloud  backup 
february 2009 by philgyford
Adactio: Journal—Magnoliloss
On backing up his Magnolia links and wondering how to back up the rest of his distributed online life. (via Blech)
via:blech  backup  aggregation  jeremykeith  magnolia  delicious  cloud 
february 2009 by philgyford
Mathusalem - Google Code
Interesting-sounding backup utility for Mac OS X. Backs up in the background to "local drives, iDisk, WebDAV, AFP, SMB, FTP, SFTP or Amazon S3". Maybe for when StrongSpace finally disappears. (via Tom Taylor on Twitter)
via:tomtaylor  backup  mac  osx  macosx  onlinebackup  software  amazons3  sftp  webdav  ftp  idisk 
february 2009 by philgyford
LifeStreamBackup.com
Launching soon, a backup for Flickr and weblogs. Google Docs, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook backup promised. As I said earlier, all these sites should offer this service by default. (via Blech)
via:blech  cloud  backup  facebook  flickr  twitter  googledocs  youtube  export 
january 2009 by philgyford
Google Open Source Blog: Google Blog Converters 1.0 Released
Excellent - scripts to convert between Blogger, LiveJournal, MovableType and WordPress. I reckon every single online service should have an "Export" button and nag you if you haven't backed-up in a while. (via Tom Taylor)
via:tomtaylor  google  blogs  weblogs  export  python  blogger  movabletype  livejournal  wordpress  webdevelopment  converters  backup  cloud 
january 2009 by philgyford
Slashdot | Why Mirroring Is Not a Backup Solution
And why most of us entrusting our creative output to third-party sites is a bad idea. (via Lee)
via:lee  slashdot  cloud  backup  journalspace 
january 2009 by philgyford
Online Backup, Data Backup & Remote Backup Solutions from Mozy.com – Welcome
One more online backup solution. Heard good things about this in the past I think. [UPDATE: Cool Tools readers gave it the thumbs down.]
backups  backup  onlinebackup  software  mac 
december 2008 by philgyford
CrashPlan – Automatic Offsite Backup » Features - Tech Specs
Another online backup thing, to backup to your own machine elsewhere or (for a subscription) to their server.
backups  backup  mac  software  onlinebackup 
december 2008 by philgyford
TidBITS Safe Computing: Backblaze Launches Mac Beta of Online Backup Service
Looks like a great online backup service, currently in private beta. (via Daring Fireball)
via:daringfireball  mac  backup  onlinebackup  backblaze  tidbits  backups 
december 2008 by philgyford
Mozy Online Backup: Simple, Automatic, Secure
Simple-sounding online backup service for Windows or Mac. (via Haddock) (UPDATE, 2009: Heard not so good feedback about it, trying Backblaze instead.)
backup  online  mozy  windows  mac  software  via:haddock 
october 2007 by philgyford
How to Backup Your DVD Movies
Excellent screencast on how to back up DVDs on your Mac. (via Daring Fireball)
mac  dvd  backup  copy  mactheripper  dvd2onex  via:daringfireball 
december 2006 by philgyford
Strongspace Weblog - Syncing With Rsync
In case I start using Strongspace and forget where to find these instructions.
strongspace  backup  mac  rsync 
may 2006 by philgyford
Mysql automatic backup script - AutoMySQLBackup
Looks very handy, and better than my too ad hoc approach.
mysql  mysqldump  backup  scripts 
march 2006 by philgyford
Stuff I Find Interesting - Rsync, RsyncX 2.1 & OS X
Never got round to looking into this, but when I do...
backup  rsync  mac 
september 2005 by philgyford
Everything Linux - A Tutorial on Using rsync
Never got round to looking into this, but when I do...
rsync  linux  mac  backup 
september 2005 by philgyford
Easy Automated Snapshot-Style Backups with Rsync
Never got round to looking into this, but when I do...
rsync  backup  linux  mac 
september 2005 by philgyford
Michael Tsai - Blog - My New Backup Strategy
I'm always intrigued by other people's Mac backup strategies.
apple  mac  backup  software 
june 2005 by philgyford

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