Fatcow shared hosting plan with load balancing technology are now complete with web hosting backup services. Fatcow backup service are free and included in your web hosting plan, it including file backup and database backup. Let see in details about Fatcow daily backup services:
- FatCow performs periodic snapshot backups of your Web files.
- Fatcow back up your database files nightly and keeps them for 3 days.
- FatCow does not back up mail, except for short-term internal purposes to prevent data loss. Deleted mail messages cannot be retrieved from our servers.
How to backup your site manually from Fatcow vDeck?
In addition to that, you can perform manual backup of your web files and database via the Fatcow control panel, vDeck. Login to your Fatcow control panel, and go to file manager, and scroll down and you will see the “archive as zip”. Or you can use the archive gateway to compress web files and download it from Fatcow server. For Fatcow database, you can use the phpMyAdmin control panel to export database in ZIP or GZ format and download to local computer.
Backup your web files and database at local computer is an alternative, just that its too tedious work and require time to get it done. And the worst is that your local computer might fail and data lost as well. How exactly can you ensure your local computer is safe as well? This call for online backup service provided by third party service provider.
How to setup 100% automated daily backup?
From year 2012 onward, we noticed that Fatcow.com is no longer offering Carbonite free backup service. Instead they are now recommending this Justcloud cloud backup service. This online storage service is also a backup service that gives you unlimited storage space and 100% automated backup service. It uses encrypted data to store your data and files, this ensure the highest data security from thief. From their features and spec, we love this cloud storage service from Justcloud too.
This Justcloud is now offering free trial for their cloud storage service. New users can signup for a free account and get a full access. Fill up your name, email and password to access their online backup storage.
Besides this cloud storage and if you want a cheaper online backup service, there is another option from “My PC Backup”. Their backup storage is cheaper and much more affordable. This plan includes unlimited online backup space. It is safe and secure too. Most importantly, their price is much cheaper at only $4.95 per month!