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Professional Support

In October 2008, Bacula Systems SA, the professional support organization specifically for Bacula was announced. You can access the official press release here. I (Kern) am the chairman and CTO of Bacula Systems, so I can personally vouch for the especially high quality of support it provides. For those who are interested in why there […]

Give Your Backup System a Free Check From The Experts

Bacula is offering, for a limited time, a free technical review and system check service to you, which provides valuable insight into how your Bacula environment is deployed. It checks your configuration to make sure everything is working optimally. This system check also identifies any faults, job errors, and other potential issues, giving you a […]

Download Ransomware Prevention & Response Checklist

A checklist with additional advice and considerations to help IT professionals and their organizations to protect against ransomware. These whitepapers are created by Bacula Systems, sometimes within the context of Bacula Enterprise (Bacula’s commercial version). However, they contain lots of useful information for both customers and community users. By clicking «Download» I agree to the […]

Free KVM Backup Software

Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM, for short) is a virtualization architecture with an open source code that’s made for Linux distributions. Its main advantages are lower ownership cost, powerful guest isolation capabilities and more flexibility than most, These and other qualities mean a lot of companies are using KVM already or planning to migrate to it. […]

Bacula’s Free Hyper V Backup Software

Among the widespread use of virtual machines, Hyper V is a popular choice. Therefore, with such a wide pool of users, there is a correspondingly wide selection of paid or free Hyper V backup tools that offer backup capabilities, recovery services and a long list of other related features and options. Built-in Hyper V backup […]

Free Offsite Backup Software in 2023

Backup (in various types and forms) is one of the most effective ways of protecting a company’s data against data loss or corruption. By preventing such a potentially catastrophic event, a company can avoid losing revenue, reputation and in some cases, bankruptcy. There’s a lot of different classifications of backup types, and one depends mainly […]

Bacula Backup Training Course

Bacula Systems delivers high quality technical backup training for Bacula Backup & Restore software, including best practices in backup, recovery and data management. Courses are designed to help IT professionals properly implement and run Bacula and Bacula Enterprise Edition solutions and get the most from its advanced functionality. Successful attendees become Bacula Certified. Bacula courses help […]

Bug Reporting

Before reporting a bug, please be sure it is a bug and not a request for support or a feature request (see the menu bar at the left of this page). Bugs are resolved by volunteer Bacula developers (and the community at large). If you have a high priority for your bug or need professional […]


Professional Support If you need professional support, please see the professional support page of this website. Community Support Please keep in mind that no one is getting paid for this. Nevertheless, our desire is to see as many people using Bacula as possible. A number of very knowledgeable volunteers are willing to provide a reasonable […]

About the author

Kern Sibbald

Kern Sibbald designed and wrote most of the Bacula software; he manages Bacula open source project. Kern is a founder of Autodesk where he was development manager for AutoCAD, a highly successful CAD program. He established and was the Technical Director of Autodesk’s European software development center in Neuchatel, Switzerland. Kern holds a bachelors degree in physics from the University of California and a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Maryland.