How To Create and Restore an SVN Backup Dump File (.dmp)

Author: , February 1st, 2018

Backup Compressed: svnadmin dump /volumes/data/svn/yourRepo | gzip -9 > /volumes/data/backup/yourRepo.dmp.gz Backup Uncompressed: svnadmin dump /volumes/data/svn/yourRepo > /volumes/data/backup/yourRepo.dmp Restore the Repo Create a new SVN repository: svnadmin create /volumes/data/svn/newRepo Restore the dump file to the new repository: svnadmin load /volumes/data/svn/newRepo < /volumes/data/backup/yourRepo.dmp Just for good measure, here is how to checkout from a local repo: svn […]

How To Clean Up Lost Disk Space in MacOS High Sierra

Author: , October 12th, 2017

Reposted from https://mcbguru.blog/2017/10/12/macos-high-sierra-disk-space/ The new APFS creates snapshots during local Time Machine backups, and this can mean, especially if you’be been dealing with some large files, that when you delete them and empty the wastebasket, you don’t get your disk space back. The key is to look at your local backups, and the easiest method […]

How to Enable or Disable the iTunes Backup For iOS

Author: , September 18th, 2013

To enable backups: defaults delete com.apple.iTunes DeviceBackupsDisabled To disable backups: defaults write com.apple.iTunes DeviceBackupsDisabled -bool YES

Automating Amazon EC2 Instance Backup and Recovery

Author: , November 8th, 2011

My second article has just been published on CloudSpring.com! This is very exciting for me, and there are going to be more on the way.

How To Create A Backup DVD On MacOSX From The Command Line

Author: , March 6th, 2011

1 2 hdiutil create -srcfolder mydir mydir.dmg hdiutil burn mydir.dmg hdiutil create -srcfolder mydir mydir.dmg hdiutil burn mydir.dmg