[ILUG] Backup - pick your brains
samj at samj.net
Thu Nov 9 12:38:54 GMT 2006
Have you tried BackupPC?
On 11/9/06, Paschal Nee <pnee at toombeola.com> wrote:
> I'm looking at a backup solutions for the office (mix of Windows
> desktops/laptops and Linux boxes). Amanda is the backup solution I'm
> aware of from days gone by. Is anybody on list using Amanda in anger
> in a similar setup? Anything I should be aware of?
> Anything else I should be looking at? Not averse to putting my hand
> in my pocket if there's something out there that would make my life a
> lot easier (we also had ArcServe at one point). If you're
> particularly proud of how you manage backups, please do share.
> On the backed what are people using for storage - tape, DVD, removable
> disk, online, (any thing else?). Online appeals to me (one less thing
> to think about) but the amount of data going over the net would worry
> me (esp in the case where we wanted to do a restore).
> And finally - anybody using these zmanda.com for support.. I know the
> idea of paying somebody for support would be anathema for most of you
> guys but until we get a full time sysadmin it's an option I might
> consider (depending on how easy the whole Amanda thing is).
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