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(a fork of Attic-Backup)
"I found the Holy Grail of backups."
(Stavros K. about Attic-Backup, 8/2013)
34c3 presentation by Thomas Waldmann
Attic: 2010-2015, good design, proven code
development going slowly
some bugs and annoyances
not very open to new developers
Borg Backup: forked from Attic in May 2015
a community project, bus_factor++
lots of fixes and good PRs merged
open and inviting to new contributors
faster paced, lots of activity
encryption with aes256-ctr
hmac-sha256 or blake2b
simple backend (k/v, fs, via ssh)
FOSS (BSD license)
good platform / arch support
xattr / acl / bsdflags support
mount a backup via FUSE
Python 3.4+, a little Cython & C
good test coverage, CI
Python / Cython / C? Help us coding.
do a security review
do real-world performance tests / comparisons
find bugs / issues, improve docs
spread the word, borg is not well-known yet
sponsor development via bountysource
help with the windows native port
#borgbackup on chat.freenode.net
Find me at the Python assembly (sometimes).
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