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I need same help on taking backup my production server to staging server using rsync and i have around 25gb of data which my production which get added 200mb every day.

1 it has to incremental 2 we are using centos 4.X 3 with 8gb ram 2tg hdd

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For backups, I recommend rdiff-backup. It's fairly comprehensive, fast, and does incremental backups very easily.

It's freely available, but I don't know if there are any premade CentOS packages for it.

rsync can also be used, (rdiff-backup already uses librsync) but rsync doesen't store the increments it transfers. With rsync you can easily keep a copy of your data, but you can't easily keep the change history of your data.

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  • I respect your suggestions thanks but we looking some thing do with rsync – Rajat Oct 26 '09 at 15:43
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  • Thanks for your quick answer but if can suggest us using rsync – Rajat Oct 26 '09 at 15:41
  • They both use rsync. – mr-euro Oct 26 '09 at 15:51
  • I'd also add backuppc to the list. Similar to Dirvish, but comes with a nice web UI. – David Pashley Oct 26 '09 at 16:35
  • Thx for BackupPC. Nice suggestion! – mr-euro Oct 27 '09 at 10:23
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The rsync docs have an example that might do what you want: http://rsync.samba.org/examples.html

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Also, if some is compressed files that change a little (but keep the same names), gzip --rsyncable will keep changes minimized to make rsync need to copy less.

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