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restic's prune is much faster now

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Remember how I told you about a pull request that speeds up the performance of restic’s prune command?

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How my data survived a corrupted hard drive

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… and what I’ve learned about backups and self-hosting my files.

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Published on in 💬 Micro

I’m switching from Backblaze B2 to Scaleway’s Object Storage.

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Published on in 💬 Micro

restic is my tool of choice to do backups. I’m just eagerly waiting for this a(a)wsome PR to get merged and a new version released! I’m backing up my Nextcloud (currently ~50 GB), but I never pruned the backup and now the backup is taking up more than 160 GB. That’s still just peanuts with Backblaze B2 as online storage, but I like to have things clean and tidy and a prune is overdue.

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Automatically Backup Docker Volumes using restic

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One of the most visited pages on my blog is about how to automatically backup Docker volumes. In that post I use the Docker image blacklabelops/volumerize. Unfortunately that image is deprecated since March 2019 and not longer maintained.

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Automatically Backup Docker Volumes

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I changed my setup because the Docker image used in this post got deprecated and is no longer maintained. Read about my new setup using restic to automatically backup Docker volumes.

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