Backup & Recovery: Inexpensive Backup Solutions for Open by W. Curtis Preston

By W. Curtis Preston

Filled with useful, freely on hand backup and restoration recommendations for Unix, Linux, home windows, and Mac OS X platforms -- in addition to quite a few databases -- this new consultant is a whole overhaul of Unix Backup & restoration by means of a similar writer, now revised and extended with over seventy five% new material.

Backup & restoration begins with an entire evaluate of backup philosophy and layout, together with the fundamental backup utilities of tar, sell off, cpio, ntbackup, ditto, and rsync. It then explains a number of open resource backup items that automate backups utilizing these utilities, together with AMANDA, Bacula, BackupPC, rdiff-backup, and rsnapshot. Backup & restoration then explains how one can practice naked steel restoration of AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Mac OS, Solaris, VMWare, & home windows platforms utilizing freely-available utilities. The ebook additionally presents overviews of the present kingdom of the economic backup software program and marketplace, together with overviews of CDP, facts De-duplication, D2D2T, and VTL know-how. ultimately, it covers easy methods to automate the backups of DB2, alternate, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL-Server, and Sybase databases - with out procuring a advertisement backup product to do so.

For environments of all sizes and budgets, this designated ebook exhibits you the way to make sure info safeguard with out resorting to dear advertisement strategies. you'll soon examine to:

Automate the backup of well known databases with no advertisement utility

practice naked steel restoration of any well known open structures platform, together with your notebook or laptop

make the most of important yet usually unknown open resource backup products

comprehend the country of industrial backup software program, together with factors of CDP and information de-duplication software

entry the present nation of backup undefined, together with digital Tape Libraries (VTLs)

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Do you have a plan for this? The reason for describing the earlier horrible scenarios is so you can start planning for them now. Don’t wait until there’s 20 feet of snow in your front yard before you start shopping for a snow shovel! It’s going to snow; it’s only a question of when. Take those pessimists out to lunch, let them dream of the worst things that could happen, and then plan for them. Have a fully documented, step-by-step plan for the end of the computer world as you know it. Even if the plan needs a little modification when you actually have to use it, you will be glad you have a starting point.

Had it not been for the miraculous efforts of a wonderful administrator named Joe Fitzpatrick, my career might have been over before it started. I include this anecdote because: • It’s the one that changed the direction of my career. • There are several valuable lessons that I learned from it, which I discuss in this book. • It could have been avoided if I had had a book like this one. • You must admit that it’s pretty darn scary. Why Should I Read This Book? | 5 my opinion, no amount of data loss is acceptable.

OK, so now you found the backup company’s card in your wallet, and you’ve pulled back every volume they had. Since your media database is lost, how will you know which one has last night’s backup on it? Time is wasting.... ). Through your skill, cunning, and plenty of help from tech support, you restore the thing. It’s up and running. Now, how many disks were on the systems that blew up? What models were they? How were they partitioned? Weren’t some of them striped together into bigger volumes, and weren’t some of them mirroring one another?

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