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 1 GB on a single CD and more than 10 GB on a DVD". Handy Backup use zip compression for backuping.

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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

  • 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...”
  • Grandfather-father-son backup
    “A Grandfather-father-son backup is a backup according to the most widely used backup rotation schedule Grandfather-father-son. Currently, Handy...”
  • 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...”

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