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NetworkWorld: Storage management on Linux

Nov 25, 2000, 20:37 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Phil Hochmuth)

"Two storage vendors last week unveiled tools for managing back-up and restore tasks on Linux-based servers and workstations."

"Computer Associates announced a version of its ARCserve 7 for Linux. The software allows network managers to get a downed Linux server up and running as fast as possible. The software's Disaster Recovery Option can be used to restore critical applications and modules on a Linux server, such as databases, server applications, Web site data or even the server's operating system. The software is optimized for Oracle database backup and recovery, allowing administrators to perform constant "hot" backups of database information..."

"On the client side, Veritas announced that its NetBackup client software will ship with TurboLinux Workstation 6.1 beginning this month. ... The software can be used to back up entire workgroups of high-end TurboLinux clients to a NetBackup server with an attached tape drive or CD burner. Users can schedule backups over the network of TurboLinux workstations during off-hours, or configure the system to back up clients on a continual basis..."

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