[Fwd: Re: [OpenAFS] OpenAFS Backups]

Rich Sudlow rich@nd.edu
Thu, 17 Mar 2011 07:29:27 -0400

On Mar 17, 2011, at 6:15 AM, Harald Barth wrote:

>> Not sure why anyone would want to use anything other than Teradactyl.
> 1. $$

I keep hearing this - but quite frankly find Teradactyl quite  
I think much of this depends on the size of the cell.

> 2. Integration with existing system and tape robot lacking.
>   At the time we were running TSM and DMF against the same
>   tape robot and did not want a third system "fighting" for
>   tape drives.

I'm not sure this has anything to do with the use of Teradactyl but
instead the complexity of your backup environment.  If you're using
TSM you'll find Teradactyl a real bargain ;-)


> ---
> Another option is to use the software written by Anders Magnusson
> <ragge@luth.se> which does per file backups to TSM. We do only per
> volume backups.

> Harald.