[plug] Disaster recovery utilities for *nix

Ian Kent raven at themaw.net
Wed Jan 24 22:33:08 WST 2007

On Wed, 2007-01-24 at 12:46 +0900, Anne Busby wrote:
> I have been asked the following :
> Has anyone come across a Business Continuity Solution for CSAM (ie
> Pronto).  We need to minimize both down time and potential data loss
> that might occur during a time of 'disaster'  We are looking at VM'ing
> and snap shot copying across dark fibre however are under the
> impression that the platform we have (P-Series IBM) wont support VM.
> Is there a native unix/linux DR mechanism we can use?
> What do people use ???

Some of the HDS arrays support snapshot type automatic duplication.

Of course you need to be serious about DR if you want anything that
actually would work. Funding a fibre link to a remote site and the site
costs are not trivial before you even think about development time and a
HDS unit.


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