[ILUG] Re: backup questions
Paul.Jakma at compaq.com
Tue Oct 26 17:49:19 IST 1999
> On Tue, Oct 26, 1999 at 03:43:02PM +0100, Jakma, Paul mentioned:
> > Alternative is shrink-wrap stuff, eg Veritas NetBackup
> seems good (but can
> > it work with BackupExec clients??),
> > Suggestions/comments appreciated.
> I've been using Legato Networker for a good while. For
> really big systems,
> it's smashing. OK it has problems, but in complex situations,
> it does work.
what kind of problems exactly? and what are the recovery options like?
(also, what's the price like?)
> It'll backup databases live (not 100%, but good enough), and
> you can get
> NT and Unix clients. I'm not sure if there are linux clients
> for it, but
linux won't be a client. if anything it will be the server. I have to
propose a backup solution for a homogenous server enviroment, and i was
thinking of either Tru64 or linux on proliant as the server.
> you can have a look around. Though it's a bit heavyweight if you don't
> have a jukebox or two to backup to.
Good point, anyone know how good the support in linux is for Tape
changers/libraries/silo's? Specifically the kind of things that have
multiple scsi id's, eg Compaq 20/40 DLT library. (which some say looks
suspiciously like a quantum).
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