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Re: Backup systems: opinions wanted

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@datasync.com> wrote:

: 	How do people backup their machines? What packages do you use?
:  How do the backends (dd, dump/restore tar afio/cpio) compare wrt
:  reliability/ease of use? [dd is just for completeness.] I would like
:  a full backup, so I guess tar is out as a backend (can't handle
:  special files). I guess I would like to hear abot dump vs afio. 

We use BRU here. It's a commercial product but we like it and its
quite good. Being commercial is the only drawback.

There is another tool called KBackup. I think it uses tar or cpio as
the backend. I haven't taken a look at KBackup lately but I am
planning to do so.




Eloy A. Paris
Information Technology Department
Rockwell Automation de Venezuela
Telephone: +58-2-9432311 Fax: +58-2-9431645

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