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 219 terms. The current section Types of Backup contains 12 terms.

Other “Types of Backup” Terms

  • Full Backup
    “A full backup is a copy of all selected files (sometimes most of hard disk files), kept on a different storage media, for use in emergencies. It...”
  • What is an Incremental Backup
    “An incremental backup is a backup in which only the files that have been modified since the last backup are copied. Cumulative backups and...”
  • Serverless Backup Definition and Benefits
    “Serverless backup is a type of network-based backup which does not call for any resources of main server for performing backup tasks. These are two...”

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