blogVault vs Backup Buddy

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Features[attr width=”100px”],blogVault,BackupBuddy
Cost,$89/year[attr style=”color:#467D04;”],$75/year
Free trial,7 days,No
Offsite backup,”Yes. If your server crashes, recover to a new server easily.”,No (plus an additional cost of paying for a storage account)
Test restore,”Yes, blogVault lets you do a test restore so that you can check that your backups are correct.”,No. There is no option to test the validity of your backups.
Incremental backups,”Yes, blogVault backsup only the changes. This minimizes the load on your site.”,”No. Each backup using BackupBuddy takes resources on your site, slowing it down.”
Versioned backups,Yes. blogVault gives you a list of backup versions that are easy to manage.,No. You would have to sort through large backup files to figure out which version of your backup is what you wanted.
Local storage,No. blogVault does not store any data on your servers.,”Yes. By using local storage for your backup, backup buddy can use GBs of data on your site. It also litters your wordpress with additional files”
wordpress-security,High. A read-only wordpress website can be backed up. This is inline with the best wordpress security practices.,Low. BackupBuddy requires a writable site to backup your website.
Support,Personalized email,Forums.
Site size,Works well with extremely large sites with GBs of data,BackupBuddy is mostly used for small sites.
Download granularity,High. blogVault allows you to download Individual files from specific days,Low. You can either download the whole backup or nothing.
Restore,Auto-restore. No downloading large backups. No FTPing. As easy as it gets.,Manual restore. You have to first download the backup then delete all the current data after which upload it manually and then finally run the script to restore your backup.
Bottom-line,blogVault offers you a Complete Service.,BackupBuddy gives you just the software. The rest is up to you.
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