"The holy grail of backup software"
Thomas Waldmann @ 32c3 (Dec 2015)
Attic: about 5y old, good design, proven code
going very slowly, main dev has little time
not very open to new developers
Borg Backup: fork of Attic stable codebase
a community project, bus_factor++
has a lot of fixes and good PRs merged
open and inviting to new contributors
we want your ideas, feedback, contribs!
encryption with AES256
authentication with HMAC-SHA2
simple backend (k/v, fs, via ssh)
FOSS (BSD license)
good platform / arch support
xattr / acl support
mount a backup via FUSE
Python 3.x + a little Cython & C
good test coverage, CI
#borgbackup on chat.freenode.net
Just grab me at the conference (Python assembly)!
Thomas J Waldmann @ twitter