Tag Archives: UNIX

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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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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