[Fedora-infrastructure-list] Backup thread
dennis at ausil.us
Sun Jun 25 15:43:58 UTC 2006
On Friday 23 June 2006 19:53, Jeffrey Tadlock wrote:
> Mike McGrath wrote:
> > Refer to previous meeting notes and list emails for whats been said so
> > far but here's the short list:
> > bacula, amanda, rsync and scrips, rdiff-backup
> > dgilmore is one of the guys leading the backup stuffbut participation
> > is
> > encouraged by everyone. I'd like to throw backuppc in the list just
> > because I use it / like it. It might be good for our environment.
> From what I have seen of backuppc I also agree it might be a good one
> to have on the list.
Ill check it out,
> > Any thoughts / suggestions?
> My main thoughts at this point would be to compose a list of our
> requirements (what are we planning to backup, how much data, type of
> rotation, etc).
Right now there are some cvs repositories, database dumps, and some other
files at about 34GB of data. Id need someone with the right access to do a
du -hs /home on each server that has home dirs needing backup. to know how
big that is.
I would think that we would do weekly full backup daily incrementals, and
keep 3 or 4 weeks worth.
> I do agree with Mike that adding home directories to the list of what we
> back up would probably be worthwhile, especially since a few people have
> lost things in the past. The native ssh support would also be a good
native ssh support is definetly something that will be useful
> Once we have a list of requirements the backup packages can be better
> compared to see how well they meet our needs.
Dennis Gilmore, RHCE
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