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How good is Server 2008's built-in Mirroring Solution?

I am using Server 2008 R2 on a Dell Poweredge T110 for a non-critical media server for a school. Since the PE does not have any kind of RAID capability, I am considering using Windows built in ...
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Using rsync and which directories should I place in my exclude file when using rsync?

I would like to use a CentOS VM for a mirrored full backup of my CentOS mail server. Both are the same version and are up-to-date. I have found that without excluding certain directories the VM backup ...
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include/exclude files for “scp -r”

Supposed local folder as below: /test/subfolder /test/subfolder/file1.txt /test/subfolder/page1.htm /test/subfolder/page2.htm /test/.hiddenfolder /test/./hidenfolder/file2 How to exclude ...
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Hot swapping under RAID 1

I have a server that supports hot swapping (such as HP ProLiant DL160 G6 with hot swap) (spec) and I configure it for RAID 1 mirroring across 2 disks. Say one of the raid'ed disks then fails. Can I ...
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User mapping lost after manual failover

I have two Microsoft SQL Server instances set up for mirroring each with a number of databases. There are a number of logins and for each database one or more user/login mappings. When I restore a ...
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What's a simple app to mirror a folder of files (windows) to a remote server (linux)?

I have a windows box that I want to sync with a remote computer. Changes on the windows box should be reflected on the remote computer. Files are never changed remotely so it really just needs to be ...
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How can I improve SQL server mirroring performance

(reposted from stackoverflow) I've setup SQL server mirroring, using 2 SQL server 2005 standard editions. When the application is being stressed, response times increase 10-fold. I've pinpointed this ...
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SQL Server 2005 mirroring 2-1

I want to setup a single instance of sql-server as a mirror-backup for 2 production-servers, and I need to use certificate authentication because they are not part of an AD-domain. Reading the ...
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Oracle real time database mirroring

Does Oracle have any built-in features to support a master-slave mirroring mechanism ? I am looking to mirror/replicate the production server on to a read-only database. The read-only database would ...
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The --reject feature in wget doesn't seem to work

I am trying to mirror most of a ftp sever using wget. This particular sever keeps old copies of the data files in a folder called 'backup' inside every subfolder. e.g. '/MaffiaOffShore/backup' ...
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Geographical DB synchronus mirroring

An architect in our company has designed a solution based on 64 bit SQL2005 Standard edition synchronous mirroring between a physical (4 quad core, 32GB RAM) server and a virtual DR server (4 virtual ...
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Do disks in Raid-1 function outside of the raid?

Raid-1 is mirroring two disks (if I haven't messed up completely here :p). Does that mean that I could take one disk out and put it into another machine and it would work like a normal disk? Or does ...
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SQL mirroring or log-shipping - which has the least impact on a replicated database?

We're planning a server which is a clustered SQL2005 Enterprise 64bit with a database of which a subset of tables are replicated one way via transactional replication to single subscriber located at ...
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Login fails when using SQL Mirroring

I have a peculiar scenario where my mirrored database can't be accessed on one server but it can on the other. I've tried specifying a specific SQL login to get it working but when the database is ...