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RE: simple backup script

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marcus Schopen [mailto:lists@localguru.de] 
> Sent: Tuesday, 2 September 2003 11:59 AM
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: simple backup script
> Joyce, Matthew wrote:
> [...]
> > RAID only provides resilience against hardware failures, it 
> does not 
> > protect anyone from user errors or mishaps which occurred 
> yesterday, 
> > or last week, or last month.
> right!!!
> > Fault tollerance and data backups are not the same thing, they are 
> > just different components of a data protection policy.
> > 
> > My advice would be (as a minumum) to take a full backup on Monday 
> > night and incrementals or differentials all other nights.  
> Like I say, 
> > as a minumim.
> which programm do you use to do that?

I would imagine TAR would be your friend.

I do not have this knowledge to give you.
However, I would consider separating the data a from the system and approach
the backup of these data type differently.

Perhaps a full system weekly (Sunday) and before any major system
modification would be enough and incremental or differential for your data.

um... a quick google....



and our very own Karsten M Self :)

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