Free Trial

Safari Books Online is a digital library providing on-demand subscription access to thousands of learning resources.

Overview

Unix Backup & Recovery provides a complete overview of all facets of Unix backup and recovery, and offers practical, affordable backup and recovery solutions for environments of all sizes and budgets. The book begins with detailed explanations of the native backup utilities available to the Unix administrator, and ends with practical advice on choosing a commercial backup utility. This book:

  • Describes the features, limitations, and syntax of Unix backup and restore utilities,(including dump, tar, cpio, dd, GNUtar, and GNUcpio) for many popular versions of Unix, including AIX, Compaq Unix, HP-UX, IRIX, SCO, Solaris, and Linux

  • Provides instructions for installing and configuring freely available backup systems such as AMANDA

  • Includes ready-to-run shell scripts that automate live backups of Informix, Oracle, and Sybase databases

  • Presents step-by-step recovery procedures for Oracle, Informix, and Sybase

  • Presents step-by-step "bare-metal" disaster recovery procedures for AIX, Compaq Unix, HP-UX, IRIX, Solaris, and Linux

  • Describes the design of "disaster recovery" and "highly available" systems

  • Provides guidance on choosing a commercial backup and recovery system

  • Describes the features and limitations of backup hardware

Subscriber Reviews

Average Rating: 0 out of 5 rating Based on 0 Ratings

No Subscribers have provided a review for this book.

Table of Contents

 

Extras

The publisher has provided additional content related to this title.


Description
Content

Visit the catalog page for Unix Backup and Recovery

  • Catalog Page

Visit the errata page for Unix Backup and Recovery

  • Errata

Download the supplemental electronic content for Unix Backup and Recovery

  • Supplemental Content