BackHub basic is the service we have developed and run since 2014. It will be discontinued in late 2019. BackHub on GitHub Marketplace is a new service, available since December 5th 2017 on GitHub Marketplace and built using the GitHub apps integration.
Here are the main differences between the two:
1) BackHub on GitHub Marketplace creates snapshots of up to 30 days back in time, whereas BackHub basic can only create one backup that is updated on a daily basis.
2) BackHub on GitHub Marketplace is available through GitHub Marketplace, which means the service is billed on your GitHub invoice. There is no need for a separate billing account with BackHub.
3) BackHub basic is built as a GitHub OAuth application, whereas BackHub on GitHub Marketplace uses the GitHub apps integration. This has numerous benefits because of how BackHub works on an operational level. A few of these benefits are: