[kwlug-disc] Future short presentations
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Wed Jun 9 09:32:29 EDT 2010
On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 2:33 AM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
> Khalid Baheyeldin wrote, On 06/08/2010 2:21 PM:
> Yes, I am volunteering to do one in 20 to 30 minutes:
>> - Backup for Linux: Why and How?
> To me, this is a theme, not a one off. At least in my own experience.
> But that's no bad thing.
> - Backups, why?, rotation, off-site, sets.
> - Backups, internal organization, central storage (for central backup),
> migrating to that orientation - nfs, samba, ...
> - Backups, actual process / software / steps. Cron. CHECKING THE LOGS!
> - this would be multiple. Amanda one night, dar another, tar, clonezilla,
> - Backups - restore (testing)
> - perhaps this is two bits: prep. the replacement hardware with a minimal
> install, to be able to load the backup back on. pxe / net boot?
> - Backups - imaging
> - Backups - archiving
> - Backups - archival storage / format. IIRC a comment from Richard, optical
> storage doesn't last nearly as long as we expect. And a decade later when it
> doesn't work ...
Yes, I planned to cover most of that: some concepts first, then offer a
solution that addresses all of the concerns.
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
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Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability. -- Edsger W.Dijkstra
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. -- Leonardo da Vinci
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