[CentOS] Backup PC or other solution

Wed May 6 21:12:03 UTC 2015
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On Wed, May 6, 2015 3:27 pm, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Alessandro Baggi wrote:
>>> I list,
>>> I'm new with backup ops and I'm searching a good system to accomplish
>>> this work. I know that on centos there are  bacula and amanda but they
>>> are
>>> too tape oriented. Another is that they are very powerfull but more
> complex.
>>> I need a solution for small office for disk storage and I found Backup
>>> PC.
>>> Many people say that it is great for small stuff and for great number
>>> of
>>> data.
>>> What do you mean about Backup PC?
>>> Any experiences?
>>> What solution do you use?
>> Les, who I'm sure will hop in, likes it. We have a home-grown system
>> that
>> automates rsync.
> Oh, let me add that we use rsync with hard links, which saves a *lot* of
> space, and time.

This sounds like Apple borrowed your idea for their time machine (I bet
you are doing it for much-much linger than Apple time machine exists)!


Valeri Galtsev
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