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
> 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
Right now there are some cvs repositories, database dumps, and some
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
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
compared to see how well they meet our needs.
Dennis Gilmore, RHCE