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noware 04-19-2006 07:51 AM

I need a Backup tool!
 
Hi All!

My company needs a backup tool to be able to manage the data of some other companies remotely. The data of the other companies should be stored at our server and the backup process should be done dayly or weekly and if possible automatically (but i think the problem is not the automation here). I have to manage project data and I also have to manage entire databases (Oracle, MySQL and maybe PostgreSQL). Does anyone know about such a backup utility?
That would be great if it has a GUI, but that's not really necessery.

Any help would be appreciated...

Thanks a lot.

puntjuh 04-19-2006 08:07 AM

And does it need to be free ? If not .. then Acronis for linux is a good application. If it needs to be free.. then i'll suggest:

http://www.bacula.org/

And here is a page with a lot of backup applications for linux:

http://www.linuxlinks.com/Software/Backup/

noware 04-19-2006 08:19 AM

Thank you!

I'm sure I'll find something usable.

edeCh 04-19-2006 11:06 AM

you could consider using rsync
 
hello! well i am quite far from guru-level (:newbie:-alert ;) ) , but you could consider using rsync; it is easy to use and has good documentation; the website is

http://samba.anu.edu.au/rsync/

amd it has fine usage examples

passwordless setup: http://www.jdmz.net/ssh/
tutorial: http://everythinglinux.org/rsync/

i found it very useful (thanx a lot Andrew Tridgell and Paul Mackerras and whoever helped creating this tool)

cu ede


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