Summary

In this chapter, you learned about taking local backups as well as across a network. You also learned about automating backups using crontab. You learned about embedding other languages in bash scripts, such as Python, Ruby, and Perl.

In the next chapter, you will learn how database administration can be done using shell scripting.

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