[CentOS] your advice on backup procedure
vogelke+centos at pobox.com
Sun Mar 25 03:02:40 UTC 2012
>> On Sat, 24 Mar 2012 09:48:15 -0400,
>> Bob Hoffman <bob at bobhoffman.com> said:
B> When I figure this out, perfectly, I should post it all so others can
B> have a backup solution. I have over 40 linux books and not one really
B> goes into backups. They mention them, but no working examples of merit.
Backup & Recovery: Inexpensive Backup Solutions for Open Systems
W. Curtis Preston
Paperback: 768 pages
Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 1 edition (January 10, 2007)
Taken from the book description:
* Covers tar, dump, cpio, ntbackup, ditto, and rsync.
* Explains several open source backup products that automate backups using
those utilities, including AMANDA, Bacula, BackupPC, rdiff-backup, and
* How to perform bare metal recovery of AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Mac OS, Solaris,
VMWare, & Windows systems using freely-available utilities.
* How to automate DB2, Exchange, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL-Server,
and Sybase backups without using a commercial backup product.
Karl Vogel I don't speak for the USAF or my company
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