Backup & Recovery: Inexpensive Backup Solutions for Open Systems

Backup & Recovery: Inexpensive Backup Solutions for Open Systems

W. Curtis Preston


Packed with useful, freely to be had backup and restoration recommendations for Unix, Linux, home windows, and Mac OS X structures -- in addition to a number of databases -- this new consultant is a whole overhaul of Unix Backup & Recovery by way of a similar writer, now revised and extended with over seventy five% new material.

Backup & Recovery starts off with a whole evaluate of backup philosophy and layout, together with the fundamental backup utilities of tar, unload, 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 & Recovery then explains the right way to practice naked steel restoration of AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Mac OS, Solaris, VMWare, & home windows platforms utilizing freely-available utilities. The booklet additionally presents overviews of the present country of the industrial backup software program and industry, together with overviews of CDP, info De-duplication, D2D2T, and VTL know-how. eventually, it covers tips to automate the backups of DB2, trade, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL-Server, and Sybase databases - with no procuring a advertisement backup product to do so.

For environments of all sizes and budgets, this targeted e-book exhibits you the way to make sure information defense with no resorting to dear advertisement recommendations. you'll soon research to:

  • Automate the backup of renowned databases with no advertisement utility
  • Perform naked steel restoration of any renowned open platforms platform, together with your notebook or laptop
  • Utilize precious yet frequently unknown open resource backup products
  • Understand the kingdom of industrial backup software program, together with reasons of CDP and knowledge de-duplication software
  • Access the present kingdom of backup undefined, together with digital Tape Libraries (VTLs)

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