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Recovering a Deleted GitHub Repository

If you are an organization enthusiast like me, you will be quick to hit the delete button on old repositories you’re no longer using. For personal projects, this is an effective way to keep your GitHub account clean. In shared organization accounts,...
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May 13 post-incident report

On May 13 we received the cronjob message: cannot delete snapshot and cannot snapshot read only file system. We discussed the issue in our Daily and assumed a problem with the Filesystem Btrfs. After reading the error logs and some initial research...
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May 13/14 incident (resolved)

At 07.54am UTC on May 13 during routine maintenance we discovered an issue in our main data storage. Because customer data is of critical importance to us, we paused the automatic GitHub repository daily backup until we could resolve the issue. We...
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How does BackHub work?

BackHub does all the work of daily backups without you having to think about it. But how does BackHub actually work? Here is a quick read covering the basics - what BackHub is, what goes on in setup, installation, backup creation and updates,...
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Constant Backup Using Gitwatch

Have you ever felt that software seems to have a mind of its own, is sometimes stubborn, and works a bit against you? Unfortunately, this behaviour happens - and can lead to losing intermediate steps of our work, or even losing the entire results...
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Let's Talk Backup Strategies

Why Consider Backup Strategies? Saving copies of your work as backups is essential to prevent data loss, especially in today’s digital and multi-connected world. The reasons range from hardware failures (manmade or natural) to accidental data...
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BackHub now available on GitHub Marketplace

Today we are excited to announce that BackHub is now available on GitHub Marketplace. It’s an all new version of BackHub that comes with a new feature called “Backup Snapshots” and is built as a GitHub App for a more solid integration, allowing...
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