Monday, September 8, 2014


Attack of Clonezilla

Just when you thought Linux couldn't get any cooler. There's a Linux file utility program called Clonezilla that lets you do system backup and recovery with its amazing cloning technology. 

What is Clonezilla???

Clonezilla is a partition and disk imaging/cloning program similar to True Image® or Norton Ghost®. It helps you to do system deployment, bare metal backup and recovery. Two types of Clonezilla are available, Clonezilla live and Clonezilla SE (server edition). Clonezilla live is suitable for single machine backup and restore. While Clonezilla SE is for massive deployment, it can clone many (40 plus!) computers simultaneously. Clonezilla saves and restores only used blocks in the harddisk. This increases the clone efficiency. With some high-end hardware in a 42-node cluster, a multicast restoring at rate 8 GB/min was reported.

Clonezilla screen capture - click on image to expand

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