# Barman, Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL
Barman (Backup and Recovery Manager) is an open source administration
tool for disaster recovery of PostgreSQL servers written in Python.
It allows your organisation to perform remote backups of multiple
servers in business critical environments and to help DBAs during
the recovery phase.
Barman's most requested features include backup catalogues, incremental
backup, retention policies, remote backup and recovery, archiving and
compression of WAL files and backups.
Barman is maintained by 2ndQuadrant and is distributed under GNU GPL 3.
For further information, look at the "Web resources" section below.
## Source content
Here you can find a description of files and directory distributed
* AUTHORS : development team of Barman
* ChangeLog : log of changes
* LICENSE : GNU GPL3 details
* TODO : our wishlist for Barman
* barman : sources in Python
* doc : tutorial and man pages
* rpm : SPEC files for RHEL distributions
* tests : unit tests
## Web resources
* Website : http://www.pgbarman.org/
* Documentation : http://www.pgbarman.org/documentation/
* Man page, section 1 : http://docs.pgbarman.org/barman.1.html
* Man page, section 5 : http://docs.pgbarman.org/barman.5.html
* Community support : http://www.pgbarman.org/support/
* Professional support : http://www.2ndquadrant.com/
* pgespresso extension : https://github.com/2ndquadrant-it/pgespresso
Copyright (C) 2011-2015 2ndQuadrant Italia Srl
Barman is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.
Barman is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with Barman. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.