philgyford + backups   17

Sync/Backup workshop at Redecentralize Conference
A nice list of personal, non-commercial, backup/sync tools, and some thoughts. Like Francis, I think a very friendly layer on top of git could be amazing.
backups  onlinebackup  francisirving  syncing 
november 2015 by philgyford
Bulkr: Backup, download flickr photos, videos, sets & more
For backing up all your Flickr stuff. not sure how the free and pro versions differ. (via @revdancatt)
flickr  backups  archiving  via:revdancatt 
january 2014 by philgyford
kjohnston/pgbackups-archive
Ruby app for automating offsite backups of a Heroku postgres database to Amazon S3. I was amazed that having set up the various parts the whole thing worked first time. Brilliant.
ruby  heroku  webdevelopment  amazon  s3  postgres  backups  kennyjohnston 
july 2013 by philgyford
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
ifttt / Log tweets to a Dropbox file
Nice idea for making a backup of your tweets and @replies. (via Stellar)
via:stellar  twitter  backups  dropbox 
june 2012 by philgyford
[this is aaronland] haystack triptychs
More brilliance from Aaron - code to backup and make a lovely standalone site out of your Instagram photos.
aaronstraupcope  instagram  archiving  backups 
april 2012 by philgyford
straup/parallel-flickr @ GitHub
Wonderful. Aaron Straup Cope's project to allow a self-hosted mirror of your Flickr photos, with all their data, permissions and same-structure URLs. (via Waxy)
via:waxy  aaronstraupcope  flickr  archiving  photos  backups 
november 2011 by philgyford
Photo loss blogger to Flickr: You're f*cking kidding • The Register
In case you need even more reasons why trusting your stuff to even the most well-meaning third-party services is only as good as their ability to never, ever make a mistake. (via Lee)
via:lee  flickr  archiving  backups  cloud  chrismellor  from delicious
february 2011 by philgyford
The Data Liberation Front (the Data Liberation Front)
"An engineering team at Google whose singular goal is to make it easier for users to move their data in and out of Google products." (via Haddock)
google  backups  export  via:haddock 
october 2009 by philgyford
iPhone / iPod Touch Backup Extractor
Need to try this out. I'd like an archive of my SMSes and this might help me extract them.
iphone  mac  osx  backups  software  applications 
october 2009 by philgyford
Ma.gnolia Suffers Major Data Loss, Site Taken Offline | Epicenter from Wired.com
Another week another case of people losing data they've entrusted to a hosted service. (via Lee)
via:lee  magnolia  cloud  backups 
february 2009 by philgyford
ASCII by Jason Scott / Eviction, or the Coming Datapocalypse
Catching up on stuff... AOL Hometown shut down and wiped all its users' sites with four weeks' notice. It's bad enough when chunks of the web disappear, but worse like this. (via Simon Willison)
via:simonwillison  jasonscott  aol  aolhometown  cloud  backups  hosting  eviction 
february 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
ONLamp.com: Keeping Your Life in Subversion
Using Subversion to backup all your files, and sync them among different machines. (via Tim)
subversion  svn  backups  versioncontrol  articles 
october 2005 by philgyford

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