For this tutorial, I’ve chosen CloudBacko
(www.cloudbacko.com) simply because:
• It’s affordable at $138 only for 1 host
• It’s the ONLY solution that can do the job, backup
the whole Oracle Database to the cloud, e.g.
Dropbox, Windows Azure, Google Cloud Storage,
Amazon S3, FTP, local/mapped drive
It also supports other data type:
Besides Oracle Database, it also supports: Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft
SQL Server, VMware and Hyper-V, Lotus Domino, Oracle, MySQL, as well as
Windows system image, and Windows System State.
It encrypts data and filenames as well
Your backup data on the cloud will 100% secure as data will be encrypted with
256-bit military grade encryption on your local machine before backing up to the
clouds. All the file and folder names will also be encrypted so that no one, not
even the staff from CloudBackup™ and those cloud storages such as Dropbox,
Amazon S3 or Google Cloud Storage, will be able to know what you have
backed up. .
It’s easy to use
CloudBacko comes with the most intuitive user interface that is so easy to use.
No training will be required to get started. Selecting backup sources, managing
destinations, scheduling automatic backups, monitoring the health of your
backups, and restoring data, all can be done effortlessly. Whenever you need
assistance, the Help button on each page provides you with the answer right
It can do Continuous Backup
Once configured, CloudBacko will quietly and transparently performing backup in
the background continuously. When your computer is busy with high CPU usage
or network traffic, backup will automatically be paused so as not to affect the
CloudBacko Pro is one of the fastest cloud and local backup software available
in the market because of its built-in speed boosting technologies, e.g. multi-
thread, concurrent backup to multiple destinations, In-File Delta block-level
incremental backup, configurable compression, etc.
It keeps unlimited versions, for as long
as you need
You are able to define flexible
versioning rules to keep the historical
versions of your data. If you need to
keep more recent versions and fewer
over time, it can be easily achieved
through the retention policy setup.
Those versions can be kept forever if
Its report is useful
With CloudBacko's reporting tool, you can get clear visibility into the backup
details of all destinations, including usage trend, backup and restore reports,
log for warnings and errors, etc.