* Offers the first comprehensive reference on the topic of backup systems for both UNIX and Windows NT
* Provides a complete tutorial on the general topic of data backup systems along with a detailed, step-by-step guide for planning and full implementation of backup systems
* Authors include personal tips and strategic and tactical advice gained from many company implementations
* Uses VERITAS NetBackup product to illustrate backup system functions
Guide takes readers through the necessary steps of deploying services by showing how to address the architecture, limitations, and capabilities of the existing network infrastructure. Provides an introduction to backup and recovery in the enterprise, including a tutorial on the components of backup. Softcover.
From the Back Cover
Arm yourself with all the information you need to architect a backup and recovery system. System backup is essential in any enterprise–protecting data is equivalent to protecting the company or agency. Whether you have the task of putting together a backup and recovery system for your organization or you are thinking about how backup and recovery fits within the scope of total data availability, Implementing Backup and Recovery is an invaluable resource. This detailed guide takes you through the necessary steps of deploying services by showing you how to address the architecture, limitations, and capabilities of the existing network infrastructure.
After an introduction to backup and recovery in the enterprise, Little and Chapa give a tutorial on the components of backup. Then, using VERITAS NetBackup as an example, they show you how to install and configure a backup application, and how to customize services to meet customer needs. Throughout the book, the authors use real-life client situations to explain specific concepts. In addition, you’ll also learn:
-The business and legal requirements of backup systems
-VERITAS NetBackup’s tiered architecture and configuration elements
-How to determine your need for additional backup services
-What the future holds for backup and recovery
Wiley Technology Publishing has teamed with VERITAS Software Corporation to deliver a series of books for the enterprise storage management community. These titles will provide system and network administrators, server application developers, and storage engineers with in-depth, hands-on information on how to build scalable, quick, and highly available storage area networks. Key books in the series, including this one, are designed to help CIOs make the decisions as to when and how to embark on investing in new technology.