Implementing Backup and Recovery (Veritas Series): The Readiness Guide for the Enterprise

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  • Offers the first comprehensive reference on the topic of backup systems for both UNIX and Windows NT
  • Provides a complete tutorial on the general topic of data backup systems along with a detailed, step-by-step guide for planning and full implementation of backup systems
  • Authors include personal tips and strategic and tactical advice gained from many company implementations
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Overview

  • Offers the first comprehensive reference on the topic of backup systems for both UNIX and Windows NT
  • Provides a complete tutorial on the general topic of data backup systems along with a detailed, step-by-step guide for planning and full implementation of backup systems
  • Authors include personal tips and strategic and tactical advice gained from many company implementations
  • Uses VERITAS NetBackup product to illustrate backup system functions
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471227144
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/23/2003
  • Series: Veritas Series
  • Edition description: First
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

David B. Little joines VERITAS Software in April 1997. He was a support engineer and helped develop the multi-tiered support model that is a conerstone of the world-class support organization. In 1999, he joined the Sales department as a technical product specialist. In this capacity he has travelled around the world promoting NetBackup and frequently speaking at user conferences. He also teaches NetBackup to internal VERITAS engineers and consultants as well as partners, resellers, and customers.

Prior to joining VERITAS, Dave worked at Control Data Corporation/Control Data Systems Incorporated for almost 30 years. He worked as a software support engineer for NetBackup and various UNIX operating systems. He was also the leading support engineeer for the super computers including the Cyber 205 and the ETA10. 

David A. Chapa wears many hats at DataStaff (www.datastaff.com). In his official role he is the Consulting Manager responsible for managing the vision and direction of the consulting practices. His is also co-founder of Gray House Solutions (www.GrayHouseSolutions.com), a software company providing integrated disaster recovery solutions whose flagship product is Duplication Suite.

Prior to joining DataStaff, he held several senior level technical positions with various software manufacturers in the Backup Storage management market space. His experience spans 18 years in the computer industry with such companies as Cheyenne Software, Unisys, OpenVision, and NSI Software, with the last 10 years focused solely on data availability and storage. 

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
Pt. 1 Introduction to Backup and Recovery in the Enterprise Environment 1
Ch. 1 Backup and Recovery System Requirements Explained 3
Ch. 2 Business Requirements of Backup Systems 17
Ch. 3 An Introduction to NetBackup 31
Pt. 2 Backup Product Tutorial 43
Ch. 4 Evaluating Storage Media Requirements 45
Ch. 5 General Discussion on Configuration 53
Ch. 6 Monitoring the Backup Process 91
Ch. 7 Evaluating Other Backup-Related Features and Options 115
Ch. 8 General Troubleshooting Tips 133
Ch. 9 The Expanding Backup System 151
Pt. 3 The Enterprise Impact of Backup Systems 181
Ch. 10 The Future of Backup 183
Ch. 11 Major Players in the Backup Arena 197
App. A Command-Line Interface Guide 215
App. B: Glossary 229
App. C Tuning Your Backup and Recovery Application 241
App. D Disaster Recovery Planning Kit: From End to Beginning 245
App. E Business Impact Analysis Planning Kit: The Storm Before the Calm 269
App. F Performance Test Tech Note 285
App. G NetBackup Performance Tuning on Windows 291
Index 323
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