Automated Backup in Linux using Shell Scripting and Crontab Scheduler

In today's world, data is very valuable. Every action on the computing devices generates data from which value can be derived. For example, large E-commerce companies like Amazon track our activity on their website and generate advertisements and recommendation according to our previous choices. Since data and information is valuable, we must have a secure backup of it for easy recovery in case of data loss.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://iq.opengenus.org/automated-backup-in-linux-using-shell-scripting-and-crontab-scheduler/