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How to reliably and conveniently mirror 2 drives in hotswap hdd racks (likely without RAID1)? [closed]

I have the following situation: Need to store 1 original + 1 copy for data sets that are 1-2 TB in size Need to use consumer SATA drives, 1 for original, 1 for copy Need to store 50+ such data sets ...
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1answer
380 views

Mirror remote mailbox (gmail) locally [closed]

Is there an easy way to mirror my gmail mailbox to a local (linux) server? Due to the number of clients at home (phone, tablets, etc) I keep hitting the gmail imap connection limit. Also would be ...
0
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2answers
259 views

Faster way to mirror a FTP site

I am currently using wget -m to mirror a remote FTP but the speed suck, what are the good alternative (command) so we can parallel to download in order to boost the speed up?
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2answers
136 views

Mirroring a drive in Debian

I have a drive with data on it. I dont want to use RAID, instead I want to do hourly backups to a second drive. I basically want to mirror the data drive and resync every hour. It is inefficient to ...
2
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1answer
702 views

Robocopy falsely marks files as newer

I have two NTFS formatted drives on different machines and I do a robocopy mirror between them like this: robocopy "D:\My Documents" "X:\Backup\My Documents" /MIR /V /NP /XD .* /XO /XA:SHTO /FAT /Z ...
0
votes
1answer
95 views

Miroring usb drives (master/slave, booting linux from them)

I have a small server that boots from a usb drive and i would like to protect myself from the drive dying. I can't add another hard drive. My question is: can i add one or two usb sticks of the same ...
2
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5answers
5k views

Alternative to robocopy /MIR

We run a number of web apps that store a lot of local data in small xml files. One part of our backup / recovery strategy is to produce a local mirror of the file system via a VPN to the hosting ...
3
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1answer
832 views

“wget --mirror” Alternative

I'm looking for an alternative to using this, it doesn't have to use FTP, but it should provide the same functionality as the "--mirror" option of wget where it only downloads new and changed files. ...
5
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7answers
1k views

fastest backup for large files

what is the fastest way to duplicate a folder contain few files with few hundred megs size and other few megs small files? (say, /var/lib/mysql) cp or tar or rsync or...??
0
votes
1answer
860 views

DPM server and mirrored SQL-server cluster

I want to use Data Protection Manager 2007 to backup two servers with SQL-server that have several mirrored databases. On ...
6
votes
6answers
6k views

improving rsync backup performance

What are the best techniques to improve rsync over ssh mirroring between unix boxes, assuming that one system will always have the master copy and the other system will always have a recent copy (less ...