Comparison of backup software

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Feature comparison of backup software for a more general comparison see List of backup software.

Open Source[edit]

Package Network optimized (rsync) Versioning (diff, chunk, hardlink) Full client side Encryption Error Detection Simple server Distributed partials Renames optimized Web interface Webmin module
AMANDA ? ? Optional (separate download + cost)
AOMEI Backupper Yes Yes; Incremental No Yes No No
obnam Yes chunk Yes Yes No No
Areca Backup ? ? No
Attic Yes Yes; Buzhash chunking[1] Yes; AES, SHA256 HMAC with PBKDF2 encrypted keyfiles[1] Yes; by MAC of plaintext and ciphertext No No Yes; through deduplication No No
BackupPC No Yes No
Bacula Yes; Incremental Yes Yes Yes
Bareos Yes; Incremental Yes Yes Yes
Back In Time Yes Yes; hard-links Yes; EncFS No No
BitTorrent Yes No No Yes No Yes No Yes ?
Borg
(fork of Attic)
Yes Yes; Buzhash chunking[1] Yes; AES, SHA256 HMAC with PBKDF2 encrypted keyfiles[1] Yes; by MAC of plaintext and ciphertext No No Yes; through deduplication No No
Box Backup ? No No
Bup Yes Yes, chunk deduplication No Yes (Par2) Yes  ? Yes, through deduplication Yes No
cpio No No No Yes No No No ? Optional (separate download)
Cobian Backup (v11) ? No ?
Cwrsync - Rsync for Windows Yes No No No No No No No No
DirSync Pro No No No
DAR No Yes; Incremental Yes Yes  ?  ? ? ?
dcfldd No No No No No No No No No
dd No No No No No No No No No
dump No No No No No No No No No
duplicity Yes Yes; Incremental Yes No Yes No No No
Duplicati Yes Yes; Incremental Yes No Yes No Partial (Only in Preview) No
FlyBack No ? No
git Yes Yes; snapshot No Yes No No Yes ? ?
git-annex Yes No Partial (with remote block device) Yes No Yes Yes No No
luckyBackup No No No
Mondo Rescue Yes Yes; Incremental No Yes ? No
obnam Yes chunk Yes Yes No No
QtdSync No No No
Redo Backup and Recovery No No No
rdiff-backup Yes Yes; reverse incremental Yes; via SSH No No No Yes; via Third-party Yes
rsnapshot Yes Yes; hard-links No No No No No No No
rsync Yes Yes; hard-links (--link-dest) No No No No No ? Optional (separate downloads)
star/gtar No Yes No No No No No ? ?
Zmanda Recovery Manager Yes ? ? No
zsync Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes No No

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d anarcat. "document internals better". Github pull requests. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 

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