System backup applications (again)
michael.halligan at mypointscorp.com
Mon Mar 28 18:05:30 CST 2005
Look into Arkeia, it's pretty good. I'd avoid Tapeware. We have a PV132t
and Tapeware has proven to be less than useful.. There are 4 problems we've
Run into, where if you call up yosemite's tech support, they tell you to
reinstall the software, and delete the catalog, basically start from
scratch.. It's a good piece of software for it's price I guess, since it's
only $300.. You definitely get what you pay for..
On 3/28/05 2:20 PM, "Pottinger, Hardy J." <PottingerHJ at umsystem.edu> wrote:
> Hi, I know this was covered in a thread a while back, but I wanted to
> get a fresh round of recommendations.
> Whatever we go with needs to drive a PV128T, with one SDLT220 drive. The
> list of contenders, gleaned from the last thread, is:
> HP Data Protector
> Yosemite TapeWare
> EMC Legato Networker
> IBM's Tivoli
> Arkeia and Amanda are not on the list. From what my admins are telling
> me, Amanda can't easily deal with the amount of data we're talking
> about. And, our tests of what it can do are pretty unimpressive. Oh, I'm
> also not interested in scripting up something to use mt and tar. :-)
> Our backup needs are about to get a lot simpler, and we really just need
> to be able to archive large amounts of data (300GB) to tape on a
> quarterly basis. Regular backup is going to be relegated to a disk-based
> backup package, managed by another group.
> Based on my preliminary look-see this afternoon, I'm thinking TapeWare
> is our product.
> So, I'm looking for any other suggestions for applications. I'd also
> like to hear any comments on TapeWare specifically, and if anyone has
> experience with this tape library (128T), that would be cool to hear as
> HARDY POTTINGER <pottingerhj at umsystem.edu> .
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