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Authors: W. Curtis Preston
ISBN-13: 9780596102463, ISBN-10: 0596102461
Format: Paperback
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Date Published: December 2006
Edition: (Non-applicable)

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Author Biography: W. Curtis Preston

W. Curtis Preston has specialized in designing data protection systems since 1993, and has designed such systems for many environments, both large and small. His lively prose and wry, real-world approach has made him a popular author and speaker.

Book Synopsis

Packed with practical, affordable backup and recovery solutions for UNIX, Linux, Windows, and the Mac OS X system—as well as various databases—this new guide is a complete overhaul of the author's strong-selling "UNIX Backup & Recovery," now revised and expanded with over 40 percent new material.

Table of Contents

PrefacePart 1: Introduction

  • Chapter 1: The Philosophy of Backup
  • Chapter 2: Backing It All Up
Part 2: Open-Source Backup Utilities
  • Chapter 3: Basic Backup and Recovery Utilities
  • Chapter 4: Amanda
  • Chapter 5: BackupPC
  • Chapter 6: Bacula
  • Chapter 7: Open-Source Near-CDP
Part 3: Commercial Backup
  • Chapter 8: Commercial Backup Utilities
  • Chapter 9: Backup Hardware
Part 4: Bare-Metal Recovery
  • Chapter 10: Solaris Bare-Metal Recovery
  • Chapter 11: Linux and Windows
  • Chapter 12: HP-UX Bare-Metal Recovery
  • Chapter 13: AIX Bare-Metal Recovery
  • Chapter 14: Mac OS X Bare-Metal Recovery
Part 5: Database Backup
  • Chapter 15: Backing Up Databases
  • Chapter 16: Oracle Backup and Recovery
  • Chapter 17: Sybase Backup and Recovery
  • Chapter 18: IBM DB2 Backup and Recovery
  • Chapter 19: SQL Server
  • Chapter 20: Exchange
  • Chapter 21: PostgreSQL
  • Chapter 22: MySQL
Part 6: Potpourri
  • Chapter 23: VMware and Miscellanea
  • Chapter 24: It’s All About Data Protection




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