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Re: [SLE] common backup strategy
  • From: Michael George <george@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 12:52:42 -0400
  • Message-id: <20040510165242.GB18665@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 12:31:11PM -0400, Mike Kenzie wrote:
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> On Monday 10 May 2004 09:57, Michael George wrote:
> > Well, this is going to be a brain-dead question to most of you, but I
> > hope I can get some good direction for the answer...
>
> > I am quite at home with unix command line tools and script-writing. But
> > I would like to try to take advantage of the exiting knowledge of the
> > modern linux community to save me some time in research.
> >
> > BTW, we already have a RAID on the one system and the other is
> > less-critical and doesn't need a RAID. We also already have the tapes
> > and drives. So HDD vs. tape vs. CD/DVD backups is not the issue. I'm
> > just looking at the options for the mechanics of doing the tape backup.
>
> A recent presentation at my LUG recommended bacula, there is a SuSE package
> available it can use mysql or postgres.

Interesting. I will look into bacula. Thanks!

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-M

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