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Zeeshan M
Zeeshan M

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Howto Guide: Get FREE backup service for your database and storage files

Like many, I don't always have the budget on side projects to add a separate machine just for backup.
Turns out I don't need one!

Using RCLONE (Free),
Google Cloud (Free),
Google Drive (Free),
and Docker (Also Free and optional)
I was able to setup a database and storage backup strategy for free!

Here's the code to run the backup:
https://github.com/negati-ve/docker-rclone-google-drive-cron-backup

and

Here's a Howto guide on how to setup google cloud, google drive service account and everything else:
https://github.com/negati-ve/docker-rclone-google-drive-cron-backup/tree/master/guide

I've included images of google cloud as it can get a little confusing at times

Hope this helps some one :D

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Zeeshan M

LOL.. this made it to the front page of hacker news
HN #27

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