Backup Types Comparison

Differential, Incremental, Full, and Synthetic Full

Are you confused with the different ways to back up your data? Full, differential, incremental, synthetic full - it’s easy to get lost in the terminology.

In this whitepaper, you'll find an overview of each backup type. We explain:

  • Pros and cons of each backup type
  • How incremental backup becomes more efficient with block-level backup enabled
  • How you can speed up data uploads with synthetic full backups

However, if you are already familiar with the backup types but need to pick the right backup type for your use case - scroll down, there is a decision-making chart that will help you choose.