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CloudBerry Demo at Cloud Expo Cloud Computing Expo - With the release of CloudBerry Backup for Windows Home Server 1.3.3 we introduce a support for Drive Extender. What is Drive Extender? According to Wikipedia Windows Home Server Drive Extender is a file-based replication system that provides three key capabilities: * Multi-disk redundancy so that if any given disk fails, data is not lost * Arbitrary storage expansion by supporting any type of hard disk drive * A single folder namespace (no drive letters) If you translate it to less technical terms it means that you can add disks to your home server and it will automatically spread your data across them. What’s more you don’t have to deal with drive letters directly but with file shares managed by Drive Extender. What about CloudBerry Backup Previous version of CloudBerry Backup allowed you to refer to disks on the H... (more)

Configure Amazon S3 Server Side Encryption with CloudBerry Freeware

CloudBerry Lab has released CloudBerry Explorer v3.0, an application that allows users to manage files in Amazon S3 buckets just as they would on their local computers. CloudBerry Explorer allows end users to accomplish simple tasks without special technical knowledge, automate time-consuming tasks to improve productivity. Amazon has recently added a feature that helps encrypt the object on the server side. Amazon S3 Server Side Encryption (SSE) provides you the ability to encrypt data stored at rest in Amazon S3. With Amazon S3 SSE, you can encrypt data on upload simply by add... (more)

CloudBerry Backup - Purging Options Explained

Note: this post applies to CloudBerry Backup 1.3 and later. CloudBerry S3 Backup is a powerful Windows backup and restore that automate backup and restore processes to Amazon S3 cloud storage. In this post we will try to explain you how to configure purging options and why you need them. CloudBerry Backup creates a version of the file on backup storage each time the file is modified. Using purging options you basically configure how many versions to keep. This helps you keep the number of versions to the necessary minimum and cut down on storage requirements. If you want to see ... (more)

Register Azure Storage Account with CloudBerry Explorer

Microsoft Azure blob storage is alternative cloud storage service that helps store unlimited amount of binary data at low cost. As of February, 1 2010 the service is out of beta and you have to start paying for usage. One of the exciting thing about Microsoft Azure and I can’t help sharing it here is that there is actually a so called Introductory Special offer that enables you to try Windows Azure at no charge! It includes 500 MB of free storage and 10 000 free storage transaction per month. In this post we will show you how to get Microsoft Azure project, create storage accoun... (more)

CloudBerry Backup Leverages AWS Import / Export

CloudBerry Lab released CloudBerry Backup version 2.1 - an application that allows users to back up their data online to their Amazon S3 accounts. The new version adds AWS Import / Export support PREVEIW which allows shipment of portable drives to Amazon for initial backup. What Is CloudBerry Backup? A secure online backup solution that helps individuals and organizations to store backup copies of their data in online storage. It is a powerful Backup and Restore program designed to leverage Amazon S3 technology to make your disaster recovery plan simple, reliable, and affordable. ... (more)