What are the differences between BorgBase and Yandex Disk?

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Let us understand the concepts of BorgBase and Yandex Disk before learning the differences between them.


It is a secure tool which is used for offsite backups and acts as a specialized hosting service for Borgbackup. It was launched in the year 2010 by Borge Collective. It can back up any sensitive data which the users can use and are then kept encrypted at all times. Users have the option of choosing the data centers between the EU and North America as the backup location of their sensitive data.


The features of BorgBase are as follows −

  • Copy-paste commands
  • Templates for Borg and Borg-backed clients.
  • Supports a large community of developers.
  • Monitoring services to notify services.
  • Automated Storage.
  • Efficiently transfer data.
  • Secure Data Storage
  • Incremental Backup


The advantages of BorgBase are as follows −

  • Encryption
  • It supports freelancer, small, medium and large business.
  • Cloud Storage
  • Automated Storage
  • Compression Option
  • Web Access


The disadvantages of BorgBase are as follows −

  • It is not mobile compatible.
  • Backup scheduling is not possible
  • Remote access is not there

Yandex Disk

Yandex is a Russian company which is famous for its Yandex search engine. It is one of the biggest technology companies which provide various kinds of products and services. It is also popular for owning Russia's most significant search engines and also contributes to various other technologies and internet-related things.

Yandex Disk is provided by Yandex a Russian company which is used as a cloud storage, file synchronization and file sharing service. It allows users to store the files on cloud and enable them to share the files with everything online.

It was launched in the year 2012. The free storage space offered by Yandex Disk is 10 GB and also for paid it offers a limited maximum storage space. The maximum storage space it offers is 1024 GB.


The features of Yandex Disk are as follows −

  • E-Commerce
  • App analytics
  • Music streaming
  • Smart home technology
  • Yandex Browser
  • A voice assistant
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Online advertising
  • App analytics
  • Data management
  • Self-driving cars
  • Maps via Yandex. Maps
  • E-mail services via Yandex.


The advantages of Yandex Disk are as follows −

  • Decent pricing plans
  • Office Online
  • Online-only files
  • User experience


The disadvantages of Yandex Disk are as follows −

  • No content control options
  • Weak security
  • Russian privacy laws
  • Not zero-knowledge


The major differences between BorgBase and Yandex Disk are as follows −

BorgBaseYandex Disk
BorgBase was launched in the year 2010 by Borg collective.It was launched by Yandex a Russian Company in the year 2012.
BorgBase offers 5 GB free storage space.It offers up to 20 GB free storage space
BorgBase provides file hosting, cloud storage and backup service.Yandex offers a cloud storage service and a file hosting service.
BorgBase file size is not restricted.Yandex supports maximum file size 2GB through the web and 50 Gb upload through application.
BorgBase has no bandwidth limitYandex band width limit consists of 200% storage per day.
BorgBase has no referral system.Yandex provides 10 GB for referral.
BorgBase has unlimited maximum storage sizeYandex maximum storage size is1024 Gb.
Updated on 25-Mar-2022 06:50:55