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Docker Postgres Backup/Restore Guide (with examples)

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Docker Postgres Backup/Restore Guide (with examples)

Docker is an open-source platform that uses containers. Developers use it to create, deploy, and run different applications. The tool works…

Docker Postgres Backup/Restore Guide (with examples)

Docker Postgres Backup/Restore Guide (with examples)

Docker is an open-source platform that uses containers. Developers use it to create, deploy, and run different applications. The tool works…

Docker Container Backup/Restore Guide

Docker Container Backup/Restore Guide

Multiple languages, frameworks, architecture, and disjointed interfaces between the tools for each lifecycle stage of a product creates…

Automated server & database backups to Filebase with SimpleBackups

Automated server & database backups to Filebase with SimpleBackups

We've now been working for quite sometime with Filebase , but today, with the release of Filebase 2.0 we wanted to highlight this awesome…

Backups vs Snapshots: Differences and Examples

Backups vs Snapshots: Differences and Examples

Data storage security is as important as ever, no matter what industry you are a part of. Unfortunately, too many businesses lack efficient…

The Complete mongodump Guide (with examples)

The Complete mongodump Guide (with examples)

There have been a whole host of tools that have been built to make the process of maintaining databases easier. Using these powerful tools…

The Complete mysqldump Guide (with examples)

The Complete mysqldump Guide (with examples)

Databases are essential tools to collect and store mountains of data. All complex applications use them to store information. There are many…

PostgreSQL pg_dump & pg_restore Guide

PostgreSQL pg_dump & pg_restore Guide

Backing up and restoring a PostgreSQL database is an essential task for any system administrator. Fortunately, there are built-in pg_dump…

Mini Guide: How to Import a SQL File in MySQL

Mini Guide: How to Import a SQL File in MySQL

Have you just begun to learn how to work with SQL files using MySQL? Maybe you feel a bit lost on how to import files with this tool…

How to restore a PostgreSQL backup

How to restore a PostgreSQL backup

There are different types of database aside from the commonly used MySQL database. You might work on a project that uses another type of…

How to restore a MySQL backup

How to restore a MySQL backup

You already have your backup and decided to restore this on your MySQL database? In this article, we will tackle how to restore a MySQL…

Extensive MySQL Common Errors List

Extensive MySQL Common Errors List

Errors or mistakes are common in any aspects, especially in development. Using MySQL or any database can't guarantee you an error-free…

Hourly Amazon RDS MySQL Backups

Hourly Amazon RDS MySQL Backups

In this article, you will learn why you should do a frequent backup of your Amazon RDS database and how to do it using SimpleBackups. Table…

How to backup WordPress websites

How to backup WordPress websites

Backing up your sites, not just WordPress sites, is vital. Many WordPress users skip this process because they think that everything will be…

Product update - Backups the nice way!

Product update - Backups the nice way!

In our effort to make SimpleBackups the easiest and most pleasing solution when it comes to websites & database backups, we've gathered your…

Mounting DigitalOcean Spaces and Access Bucket From Droplet

Mounting DigitalOcean Spaces and Access Bucket From Droplet

In this post, I will show you step by step in the easiest way possible how to mount a DigitalOcean Spaces Bucket. Afterwards, you can access…

Create DigitalOcean Spaces credentials

Create DigitalOcean Spaces credentials

Generate Access Key and Secret Key for DigitalOcean Spaces. It is easy to create an access key and a secret key for your DigitalOcean…

Allow Remote MySQL Connections in cPanel

Allow Remote MySQL Connections in cPanel

By default, cPanel does not allow remote MySQL connections, which is a good thing as long as you don't need to. If you are using cPanel and…

DigitalOcean Snapshot Pricing

DigitalOcean Snapshot Pricing

Overview One of the things developers overlook when they start using DigitalOcean snapshot, is the cost. Some developers only rely on…

Allow Remote MySQL Connections in WHM

Allow Remote MySQL Connections in WHM

By default, remote connections to MySQL are disabled in WHM. If you would like to allow a remote IP to connect to your MySQL instance, let's…

Restore a Linux File Backup

Restore a Linux File Backup

This tutorial explains how you can restore a linux file backup of, for example the /var/www directory on your server. Step 1 Assuming you…

AWS RDS MySQL Backup to S3

AWS RDS MySQL Backup to S3

You can back up your MySQL Amazon RDS databases using SimpleBackups similar to how you back up MySQL databases and have it uploaded…

The Ultimate PostgreSQL Database Backup Script

The Ultimate PostgreSQL Database Backup Script

Any database, needs a backup . This article is part of “The Ultimate Backup Script” series we are creating to provide you with database…

The Ultimate MySQL Database Backup Script

The Ultimate MySQL Database Backup Script

Any database, needs a backup . This article is part of “The Ultimate Backup Script” series we are creating to provide you with database…

The Ultimate MongoDB Database Backup Script

The Ultimate MongoDB Database Backup Script

Any database, needs a backup . This article is part of “The Ultimate Backup Script” series we are creating to provide you with database…

Create DigitalOcean Droplets Daily Backups

Create DigitalOcean Droplets Daily Backups

Setting up a website and database daily backup using SimpleBackups using DigitalOcean Droplets . In this step by step tutorial, I am going…

Create a DigitalOcean server backup in style.

Create a DigitalOcean server backup in style.

One of the awesome features of SimpleBackups is ‘Rapid Server Setup’ — which allows you to magically connect SimpleBackups to newly…

Add SSH key after creating a DigitalOcean droplet

Add SSH key after creating a DigitalOcean droplet

If you got locked out and cannot access your DigitalOcean server but still have access to your DigitalOcean account, then here is a…

Pros/Cons of Storing Customers' Files in S3 Buckets for your SaaS

Pros/Cons of Storing Customers' Files in S3 Buckets for your SaaS

If you are building an application that needs to store customers' data in the cloud, you have a few options to think about. In this post I…

Don’t put all your eggs (servers/backups) in one basket (cloud)

Don’t put all your eggs (servers/backups) in one basket (cloud)

Just like you diversify income sources, diversify your cloud infrastructure providers! Intro We are always taught that we “ should not put…

Allow a remote IP to connect to your Amazon RDS MySQL Instance

Allow a remote IP to connect to your Amazon RDS MySQL Instance

How to whitelist a particular IP and allow it to connect to your RDS database. What This Is About By default, if you create an Amazon RDS…