Re: backup plan bare metal
On Monday 19 September 2005 10:50 pm, Alvin Oga wrote:
> > Rsync?
> rsync is extremely bad idea because:
I think rsync is an extremely good idea for data backup.
> - whatever caused your main server to die will propagate
> itself on your backup server when you use rsync
> - rsync does NOT save a copy of the file before you overwrite it
But I think the original poster is looking for something like Ghost but for
Linux. But for data backup, rsync rocks! Over a network it minimizes
bandwidth and with some scripting you can have a very resource efficient
backup system. But you may want to go all the way and use backuppc.