Backup: NewBee Question

NoOp glgxg at
Tue Nov 16 17:44:15 UTC 2010

On 11/15/2010 01:27 PM, MirJafar Ali wrote:
> Hello,
> Sorry for asking a stupid question. There are so many software for
> backup data and even the Seagate hardrives
> provide software with jazzy word "continuous backup"
> I am old Unix person and know only "cp" command. I am curious to know
> why there are so many backup software.
> Isn't "cp" command enough for making copies of the data. What are the
> compelling reasons to use backup software ?
> Even in the Unix world, what is the difference between "cp" and "rsync"
> command ?

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