Linux TAR backup
TAR (Tape Archiver)
The TAR backup software, for Tape Archiver, is a standard Unix / Linux program. It was created in the first version of Unix.
Private users don't use it so much nowadays. Nevertheless, in the Unix/Linux environment, the TAR program is still the most popular archiving tool.
A tar archive file is not compressed as a ZIP file. It is therefore often compressed by another program. This is why we often see .tar.gz files. The .tar files are compressed by the gzip program.
Essentially, the format consists of a concatenation of the content of the files. Each file is preceded by a 512-byte header.
Our company will assist you in the recovery and/or indexing of your tapes in TAR format.