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 179 terms. The current section Types of Backup contains 5 terms.

Other “Types of Backup” Terms

  • Simple backup
    “A simple backup is the elementary type of files backup. Each time a compressed archive file is created, the new version of backup file replaces the...”
  • Tar Backup
    “"Tar backup" means to backup your data using tar compression. It is very useful, for example: "by using compression, you can usually store more than...”
  • 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...”

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