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Time to schedule your backups properly

BackWPup: The All-in-one WordPress Files and DB Backup Utility

Your Web server is somehow nuked — could be anything from an attack to a silly mistake from the webmaster. Maybe the only way to get back on track is to restore the…

Time to rsync

Backups and More with rsync

Learn how to use this powerful utility that almost all experts use in their day-to-day work, to perform tasks like back-ups, and much more. The rsync utility can be used cross-platform—Linux, Mac OS…

Puppet resource types

Puppet Data Centre Automation Solution, Part 3: Resource Types & Example Configs

The previous article in this series focused on creating users, groups and files (based on home directories). Let’s now look at the various types of resources provided by Puppet, by default, and at…

Scripting a Simple Download Scheduler

Here’s how to write a few simple scripts and then schedule them to run at a specified time using the at utility.

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