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by dgerman
Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:26 pm
Forum: Miscellanous
Topic: Disaster Recovery Survey
Replies: 0
Views: 5306

Disaster Recovery Survey

There are many reasons to do a backup, recovery from a file system problem is just one. There are many stories about problems, this survey is an effort to collect actual experiences. This is not a "Have you ever" poll, rather a poll on an individual events. Only enter information for an event that o...
by dgerman
Tue Jan 19, 2010 4:40 pm
Forum: Feature request
Topic: Imaging Progress
Replies: 6
Views: 7869

Re: Imaging Progress

And the solution was ...?
by dgerman
Mon Jan 18, 2010 12:54 pm
Forum: General questions
Topic: performance fsarchive vs partimage
Replies: 3
Views: 3392

Re: performance fsarchive vs partimage

Do you have any statistics comparing fsarchive vs partimage on a "standard" test volume?
Like maybe a /usr volume immediately after an install ?

A really important speed consideration is that a "physical" backup is done with the system off line.
by dgerman
Mon Jan 18, 2010 2:22 am
Forum: General questions
Topic: performance fsarchive vs partimage
Replies: 3
Views: 3392

performance fsarchive vs partimage

Traditionally, in my experience, with one exception ( FSAVE [no you won't find it anymore]) programs that understand the file system are slower than those that backup on a raw sector basis. This is especially true for filesystems that support extending files multiple times, where the extensions are ...
by dgerman
Mon Jan 18, 2010 1:53 am
Forum: General questions
Topic: dynamic compression ?
Replies: 7
Views: 4813

Re: dynamic compression ?

The Dynamic Compression Technology in Broadband Access Networks.
http://www.computer.org/portal/web/csdl ... IE.2009.43

$19

Adaptive-Rate Techniques, Dynamic Network Resource Management.

(ps is that you F.D.? )
by dgerman
Fri Jan 15, 2010 9:30 pm
Forum: General questions
Topic: dynamic compression ?
Replies: 7
Views: 4813

dynamic compression ?

I thought I read a discussion regarding changing the compression algorithm on a block by block basis ( or n-block basis).
With a parameter for restricting cpu and network bandwidth utilization.
Does anyone know what I'm referring to?
Does anyone know of such a compressor?