Amazon S3 Backup Software for Cloud Backup

Amazon S3 backup software

Amazon S3 backup software is a client solution providing automatic data backup to Amazon S3 (where S3 means Simple Storage Service) cloud. Handy Backup contains a dedicated Amazon S3 cloud backup plug-in allowing using it as the Amazon S3 backup client to store data copies on this cloud.

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Version 7.9.4, built on 13 September, 2017
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Advantages of Backup to Amazon S3 with Handy Backup


Besides serving a fully functional Amazon S3 backup software, Handy Backup has a couple of crucial advantages for working with this cloud in automatic mode, making it a perfect tool for Windows backup to Amazon S3:

  • Native data formats allows browsing and restoring backups manually;
  • Scheduling backup and restoration activity by time or by an event;
  • Encrypting and compressing options for saving privacy, connection usage and storage space;
  • Applying different techniques of data keeping such versioned, stamped and incremental backup;
Backup scheduling

  • Controlling options like silently running as Windows service, email notifications and logs.


Extra Capabilities of Handy Backup as Amazon S3 Client


The Amazon S3 backup plug-in turns Handy Backup into the Amazon S3 backup client software with some additional functions and capabilities. Let us show some of these options.


Multi-Cloud Backup Exchanging

Handy Backup can automatically transfer data between Amazon S3 and other storages, including local and online media such as:

A variety of storages
  • Other clouds – Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, OwnCloud, Backblaze;
  • Own Handy Backup’s cloud called HBDrive – the protected backup vault;
  • FTP, SFTP and FTPS storages in local network or by Internet, including static websites;
  • Local and external drives, NAS units, mapped drives and network machines.


Business Data Storage Solution

Amazon S3 is not a cheap storage, and the plenty of users are either professionals or business-level customers. For these users, auto backup of server-level data to Amazon S3 can be very useful, including such data supported by Handy Backup as:

  • MS SQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle, PostgreSQL, IBM DB2 and Lotus Notes databases;
  • Any database existed that uses an ODBC driver to operate under Windows;
  • Server and client email data including Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook emails;
  • Entire drive images including bootable images of Windows or any other OS.
Databases supported by Handy Backup


Replicating and Mirroring Data via Backup to Amazon S3

Handy Backup allows restoring backup content to any different place than an original backup location. This is a usable way for automatic replicating, mirroring or just sending content from Amazon S3 cloud backup to any other location you want:

  • Cloning and mirroring databases to different servers;
  • Replicating images of virtual machines such as Hyper-V or VMware;
  • Sending user-defined files and folders to end-user FTP kiosk structures by a subscribe;
  • Replicating user environment on some machines via the network.

Note: Handy Backup does not require any third-party solution, utility or Web bridge service to serve as Amazon S3 client backup software. It performs all operations directly via the Amazon S3 API.



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How to Backup Amazon S3 Content to Some Other Place with Handy Backup


It is a quite simple task. Just open Handy Backup, call a new task wizard and on a Step 2, open the “Clouds” list on the left panel. You will see the “Amazon S3” option as a part of this list:


Specify backup set Amazon S3

Click on “Add” button or double-click on the “Amazon S3” option. When you see the “New configuration…” string, double-click on it again, and in the dialog window appearing, set up the connection parameters to your Amazon S3 account:


Amazon S3 configuration

After successful connection, return to the Step 2 and select data you will plan to backup from Amazon S3 account. Next, continue creating a backup task according to the User Manual, setting such parameters as performing Amazon S3 incremental backup, encrypting and scheduling if you need it.



Using Backup to Amazon S3 as a Storage

For utilizing Amazon S3 cloud backup storage functions, please use the “Amazon S3” plug-in on the Step 3 instead of the Step 2 of task creation. Again, you may need to establish a connection to your storage account, as it described before.


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Version 7.9.4, built on 13 September, 2017
66.1 MB

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