Category Archives: Backups

Home Automation in the Cloud

I setup a home automation system in my house and it runs from the cloud. Yup, you read that correctly. I do understand a lot of “home automation” now runs from the cloud but my definition of home automation isn’t … Continue reading

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ZFS = Amazing Disk Based Backups

A project I was recently involved with was basically revamping a failing Backup system due to the environment outgrowing Symantec Backup Exec. The environment was mostly UNIX. Backups were inconsistent and a lot of administration and babysitting had to occur … Continue reading

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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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