BACKUP/GETTING STARTED: Backup School. Presented by: W. Curtis Preston VP, Services Development GlassHouse Technologies. Making good on your investment. Many SANs are built in order to simplify backup yet often fail for lack of good design, processes and procedures
BACKUP/GETTING STARTED:Backup School
W. Curtis Preston
VP, Services Development
Backups go ignored so often. It’s like they’re the bill collector nobody wants to talk to.
Backup reporting products can really help automate easy reporting
Don’t ignore backups. They will bite you.
20 slots, 2 drives$17K
20 tapes, $70 apiece$14K
Robotic license $10K
(does not include labor costs)
Now that I know…
Building a reliable
and restorable backup system
Sizing the backup system
2:00 – 2:15 PM
Located in the Grand Ballroom foyer, floor 2Sponsored by
Defined: Starting multiple simultaneous backup jobs from a single client
Watch nwadmin screens
What about my SAN and NAS?
How does this work?
Third-party queuing system
Levels of drive sharing
Backup transaction logs to disk
Establish backup mirror
Split backup mirror and back it up
Restore backup mirror from tape
Restore primary mirror from backup mirror
Replay transaction logs from disk