linux – what is the difference between snapshot and backup on Digitalocean

Question:

hello, what's the difference between snapshot and backup for digital ocean? there is documentation there, but the literal english translation is not very clear

Answer:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/digitalocean-backups-and-snapshots-explained

The main difference between the two is that snapshots can be generated manually, while backups are run automatically weekly.

my free translation:

the main difference is that the snapshot can be generated manually, while the backup is performed automatically on a weekly basis.

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