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Is it safe to have backup and production servers in the same cluster?

I have two virtual servers maintained by the same provider. I asked them to place them on different physical machines. They told me that they placed them in different nodes of one cluster. I do not ...
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Point domain to backup server if main server crashes

I have a server with system.domainname.com I have set up a mirrored site, that gets all data copied to it every hour. So if server1 crasches I could just tell everyone to go to server2 and ...
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What to back up and how to restore that back up to another server - MS Server 2008 R2 [closed]

I am modifying an old server to be used as a backup server. The backup server should be able to use the backups of the primary server and run the same as the primary server. Both servers are running ...
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Time Machine Server on Fedora [closed]

I was just wondering if anyone knew how to/or knew of a good guide to setting up mac Time Machine backup server on a fedora 17 machine. I recently ran into an issue with my HDD and lost all of my ...
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Backing up AFP Shares from my FreeNAS server

I have chosen to use Amazon S3 to back up my AFP shares from my FreeNAS server. What is the best / most efficient (automated) way in which to get my data from the AFP shares to Amazon S3. I have ...
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Debian Server Backup in Realtime - Mail, Apache, MySQL

I'm looking for a backup strategy for my production server. It should be fully automatic and as "real-time" as possible. Further, i don't want to do much to recover everything. Let's say like a ...
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How to build a high availability Postfix system?

I'm needing to set up a remote mirror for a postfix server (where the content of both mail servers should be the same at any time). The idea is that if the main server comes down at some point the ...
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Configuring a Postfix backup server

I have a subdomain subdomain.mydomain with two servers server1.subdomain.mydomain and server2.subdomain.mydomain running CentOS 5.5. server1 runs a Postfix server for subdomain.mydomain that acts as a ...
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Scaling Up NFS-Mounted Web-servers & Online File Storage

So, few months ago my boss throws at me "what happens we needed to scale to X clients, in a reasonably short period of time." sort of scenarios, somewhat of an engineering challenge if anything else, ...
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Building a backup server

One of my older motherboards broke and I'm planning to use the remaining power supply, hard drive and case to build a backup server. I want to buy a new motherboard and CPU that can be used 24x7 and ...
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Backup server components

I am trying to build a backup server which will make ... backups... :) Since I have never built a server like this what would you say should I look for? Components I have been looking at: Intel ...