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CrashPlan for Backup on Nexenta

Entropy Overload – For some time, I've been using cron jobs with rdiff-backup on Cygwin for backups. The cron job runs on a Windows server I have on my home network and iteratively mounts remote Windows shares (if they're present) and runs rdiff-backup over them, with the destination also being local. Then the job runs rsync to mirror this backup to my Nexenta NAS running ZFS raidz. This solution gives me a fair amount of local redundancy: two separate machines, with two copies of the backup data, plus the RAID-5-like redundancy and checksumming integrity that ZFS provides. Rdiff-backup is quite reassuring with ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? Barry Kelly @ 2010-03-13 19:31


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