AWS Backup vs BorgBase: What are the differences?
Developers describe AWS Backup as "Centrally manage and automate backups across AWS services". It is a fully managed backup service that makes it easy to centralize and automate the backup of data across AWS services. Using AWS Backup, you can centrally configure backup policies and monitor backup activity for AWS resources, such as Amazon EBS volumes, Amazon EC2 instances, Amazon RDS databases, Amazon DynamoDB tables, Amazon EFS file systems, and AWS Storage Gateway volumes. On the other hand, BorgBase is detailed as "Simple and Secure Offsite Backups". It is a dedicated hosting service for Borg backup repositories. It allows you to manage all your backups in one place and use powerful Borg features, like append-only mode in a simple way. You get 10 GB free backup space after signing up (no credit card required).
AWS Backup and BorgBase can be categorized as "Backup as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by AWS Backup are:
- Centralized backup management
- Policy-based backup solution
- Tag-based backup policies
On the other hand, BorgBase provides the following key features:
- Encrypted and Append-Only
- Free and Open Source since 2010
- Monitoring Included