Monday, May 11, 2009

Mirror backup

Mirror backup is the fastest among methods of backup and mostly resembles the full backup method. In this case all data with its structure are mirrored to a new place. The drawback of this backup method is that these files can not be compressed and protected with a password.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Differential backup

Differential backup method slightly differs from the incremental one. It also implies backup of changed files, but only those that have changed since the last full backup. It allows for quicker restore than in case with incremental backup.