Cumulative Incremental Backup

A cumulative incremental backup is a backup of all data files that have been modified since the last archival backup. Some backup programs employ cumulative incremental backup, but not Handy Backup.

Note that cumulative incremental backup is different from differential incremental backup, which Handy Backup uses.

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Backup Software Glossary

Current glossary explains various terms that you may come across while working with Handy Backup or other backup software.

Handy Backup is a backup utility for Windows Servers and PCs that is famous for its flexibility and ease of use.

The glossary contains 209 terms. The current section Types of Backup contains 11 terms.

Other “Types of Backup” Terms

  • Round robin schedule
    “A round robin schedule is a schedule, including a rotation of all the objects in the schedule, making sure that every object is engaged in the...”
  • Differential Backup
    “Differential backup is a process of backing up only the files that have changed since the last FULL backup. This backup requires only the most recent...”
  • Archival Backup
    “An archival backup is a type of backup in which all files are copied to a backup storage device. Archival backups are also called full backup...”

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