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Incremental backups of linux boxes using rsync

Incremental backups of linux boxes using rsync

rsync is a great tool for running backups. When running multiple backups of the same file, rsync stores the data only once unless the data have changed. In the latter case, only the file deltas, i.e. the difference between the two files, is transferred, which can save both transfer time and bandwitdh. One really favorably effect of running rsync like this is that you can browse the backup folders afterward, and each backup will look like a full backup. So…

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