Monthly Archives: October 2008

Box Backup, the unknown remote backup gem

Box Backup specs: Server: UNIX (probably Linux), with a lot of hard disk space Clients: UNIX or windows. Clients can be configured as lazy (CDP) or snapshot mode What it does well: File level backups from UNIX or Windows hosts … Continue reading

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Open-E Review, Not a Storage Server

About a year ago, a client needed a NetApp (NFS server), but the IPO wasn’t there yet, and the startup’s balance sheet was still in the Red. Needless to say after a few trials, we ended up with Open-E DSS … Continue reading

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My First Entry… What’s the point of blogging and why I’m here

I’m constantly online reading, writing, and more reading. When I have a problem I’m trying to solve, I start googling. I start skimming the search results, weeding out the bogus entries in my head. We all know that a URL … Continue reading

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