Tag Archive: backup


Configuring Hostgator VPS for automated CPanel backups to Amazon S3

Warning! Geekiness ahead Ok, so just had a wonderful time trying to set up a way to automatically backup my hostgator VPS to Amazon S3. I did it with the help of some googling, head scratching and tricky bastardness so I thought I’d better document it here to remind me how to do it when […]

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Never lose your source code, ever!

Twice. In 1 week. I lost my code and my awesome plugin edits when my hard drive crashed, I started writing it again and I formatted the wrong partition. Seriously gutted! I tried to recover the data with undelete apps but it was gone forever. No worry no more! Now, I don’t need to worry […]

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OMG I just formatted my server!

I can’t believe what I just did….. I mistakenly restored an old backup of fiddyp… grrrrr. I have just moved to a dedicated server and its really helped the load times, I got everything working and then did a backup. “sweet” thought I…. let’s set up a scheduled backup… two wrong clicks later and I […]

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