4
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3answers
155 views

Store multiple versions of large binary file with minimal data duplication (preferably Linux)

I need to store multiple versions of a ~ 150 GB binary file (qcow2) on Linux servers with local storage, and was hoping there is some solution that involves just keeping diffs that can be merged as ...
1
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1answer
142 views

Backing up multiple git repos of the same project (deduplication)

I use a central git server (a gitlab instance). Developers clone projects to a samba share on another server. At the moment, I make backups of the gitlab server and all of the developers directorys on ...
8
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3answers
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Backup storage server with ZFS

I am IT everything man at a small company. I want to design a new infrastructure including a new server and a separate backup server with company wide backup policy. The most important thing in the ...
5
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3answers
1k views

Proper use of disk to disk to tape backup using de-duplication and LTO5

I currently have ~12TB of data for a full disk to tape (LTO3) backup. Needless to say, it's now requiring over 16 tapes so I'm looking at other solutions. Here is what I've come up with. I'd like ...
5
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5answers
337 views

Full-featured online backup providers for medium-sized enterprise? [closed]

I've been banging my head against the wall trying to find an online backup service that supports all of the following enterprisey features: Full-system backup for Linux and Windows 2003/2008 ...
1
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2answers
202 views

Differential backup of dedup volume

We are currently doing a complete remote backup of our VM's once a week. This takes the whole weekend, and I'd like to speed up the process some if possible. We are backing up the VM's using Dedup, ...
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18answers
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How to Eliminate Tape Backup and Off-site Storage Service?

PLEASE READ UPDATE AT THE BOTTOM. THANKS! ;) Environment Info (all Windows): 2 sites 30 servers site #1 (3TB of backup data) 5 servers site #2 (1TB of backup data) MPLS backbone tunnel connecting ...