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comment Clone a Red Hat RAID as part of a disaster recovery plan
Yes in full agreement. Thanks was just looking for clarification.
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comment Clone a Red Hat RAID as part of a disaster recovery plan
Just had a thought. This line "if the only thing on that system is the database, build a "cloned" system,cr then do your nightly database dump, transfer it over, then have the new system restore the database as a hot spare system." This is probably the best method to satisfy him. I would create a replica of the system and keep it in the same server. Every night we would do a dump of the mysql DB and then in the event of an emergency on the main drives we could boot off the spare and just restore the most recently copied DB dump. Do I have this idea right?
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comment Clone a Red Hat RAID as part of a disaster recovery plan
I guess it is convincing time. I am in complete agreement on all your points. I am trying to make something work for someone who has a vision.
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comment Clone a Red Hat RAID as part of a disaster recovery plan
I agree completely. There are already backups being performed and taken offsite. This would be to give as instantaneous of a recovery as possible the idea is to have a bit for bit copy in the same server for a manual fail over that would be as quick as one of us going down to the restaurant. The head admin is very adamant about having this sort of recovery. I already suggested the same method as you but the admin was less than receptive.
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