Tar vs Rsync

Files getting lost or corrupted? A most heinous challenge, dude! So when strange things are afoot at the Linux-workstation, we totally hit our backups. We need to get started…but what commands should we use? We can use:

 

1. tar to make daily backups of all files,
2. or combine find and tar to back up changed files…
3. or use the magical rsync.

Some need more scripting to backup and some need more scripting to restore. Let’s hop in the phone booth and zoom through our options…(Read the rest at Freedom Penguin)