For more than a decade, Rdiff-backup has been our preferred choice for developing Minarca Data Backup software, an efficient data backup process management solution tailored for system administrators. Integrated into Minarca, Rdiff-backup offers a range of advantages that make it an optimal, robust, and easily accessible solution for managing data backups. In this article, we delve into the technical aspects that set Rdiff-backup apart, making it a go-to choice for data backup requirements.
Reverse Incremental Backup Process
Rdiff-backup employs a reverse incremental backup process, a unique approach that sets it apart from conventional methods. Unlike standard incremental backups that build upon previous backups, Rdiff- backup focuses on the difference between the latest backup and the preceding one. This method brings forth several advantages that contribute to its efficiency and reliability: