Borg vs Afi: What are the differences?
Developers describe Borg as "A deduplicating backup program that optionally supports compression and authenticated encryption". It is a deduplicating backup program. It provides an efficient and secure way to backup data. The data deduplication technique used makes it suitable for daily backups since only changes are stored. The authenticated encryption technique makes it suitable for backups to not fully trusted targets. On the other hand, Afi is detailed as "Intelligent G Suite & Office 365 backup". Reliable and seamless G Suite Backup solution based on new microservices-based architecture. It autonomosly works its way around Google & Microsoft API and network failures, rescheduling and re-attempting backups to acheive compliance with protection SLAs.
Borg and Afi can be primarily classified as "Data Backup" tools.
Some of the features offered by Borg are:
- Space efficient storage
- Data encryption
On the other hand, Afi provides the following key features:
- Scheduled backups
- G Suite protection
- G Suite account management