pghoard VS Barman

Compare pghoard vs Barman and see what are their differences.


PostgreSQL® backup and restore service (by aiven)


Barman - Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL (by 2ndquadrant-it)
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pghoard Barman
2 1
1,158 1,397
0.9% 1.6%
8.7 9.1
21 days ago 7 days ago
Python Python
Apache License 2.0 GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of pghoard. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-22.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Barman. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning Barman yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing pghoard and Barman you can also consider the following projects:

pgBackRest - Reliable PostgreSQL Backup & Restore

Bareos - Main repository with the code for the libraries and daemons

BorgBackup - Deduplicating archiver with compression and authenticated encryption.

restic - Fast, secure, efficient backup program

Lsyncd - Lsyncd (Live Syncing Daemon) synchronizes local directories with remote targets

Backup - Easy full stack backup operations on UNIX-like systems.

backy2 - backy2: Deduplicating block based backup software for ceph/rbd, image files and devices

Elkarbackup - Open source backup solution for your network

UrBackup - UrBackup - Client/Server Open Source Network Backup for Windows, MacOS and Linux

TimeShift - System restore tool for Linux. Creates filesystem snapshots using rsync+hardlinks, or BTRFS snapshots. Supports scheduled snapshots, multiple backup levels, and exclude filters. Snapshots can be restored while system is running or from Live CD/USB.

lvm2 - Mirror of upstream LVM2 repository