CrashPlan vs Acra: What are the differences?
CrashPlan: Data protection software for endpoint devices. It runs continually in the background of a device, providing constant backup of new files. Any time a new file is created or an existing file is changed, the product adds the file to a "to do" list; Acra: Backend security system for SaaS and microservices, with strong encryption and intrusion detection. It provides data protection in distributed applications, web and mobile apps with PostgreSQL, MySQL, KV backends through selective encryption.
CrashPlan and Acra can be primarily classified as "Data Security Services" tools.
Some of the features offered by CrashPlan are:
- Restore and back-up Files from anywhere, at anytime
- Protect every version of every file, forever, with no limits
- Protect critical data that lives on employee endpoints.
On the other hand, Acra provides the following key features:
- Cryptographic protection of data
- Intrusion detection
Acra is an open source tool with 506 GitHub stars and 52 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Acra's open source repository on GitHub.