If you use the Linux platform for various servers or desktops, you know that for every task there can be multiple possible solutions. One very good example of that is in the realm of backups. There are tons of routes to choose when trying to backup your data—even when you’re looking to backup your data over a network.
One such solution is the open source BorgBackup. BorgBackup (or Borg, for short) is a deduplicating backup program that supports compression, authenticated encryption, and backing up over a network.