Enterprise Backup Solution

Daniel teletautala at gmail.com
Wed Oct 25 15:08:22 MDT 2006


Does anyone know if Amanda will work to backup a Mac box?

-Daniel

On 10/25/06, Corey Edwards <tensai at zmonkey.org> wrote:
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> On Wed, 2006-10-25 at 10:34 -0600, Doran Barton wrote:
> > Our client that uses bacula was using NetVault for Linux for a while and
> > bacula ROCKS, big time, compared to NetVault.
>
> We moved from NetVault to Bacula and I would recommend it. NetVault has
> a lot of quirks and for the price didn't seem to work all that well.
>
> More and more we've been moving to online disk backups. Tape is slow and
> expensive. The one advantage of tape is that you can take it off site
> for long term storage. That may be of interest for you. For us, not so
> much. With Bacula you can create virtual tape drives on disk and still
> take advantage of the scheduling and such. I've got a handful of servers
> doing that as well. In other cases we're using rsync. And in yet others
> we rely on application level mirroring. Just depends on what your
> recovery needs are.
>
> Corey
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