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Netbackup for Sybase (step by step)

Netbackup provides a Sybase backup and restore solution that not all of us aware of. the attached document provides detailed instratuction on all the steps required for backup and restore of sybase database. Note ....     any feedback with mistakes...

Ahmed_Atef by Level 2
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A closer look at shared memory and buffers

Data is sent from the client to a 'buffer'.  From here it is sent to storage (tape of disk).   Think of data as 'water' and the buffer as a 'bucket' (in fact multiple buckets).  The data (water) fills up the bucket, as you say, a tempoary storage a...

mph999 by Level 6
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NetBackup Appliances Network Optimization

Technical White Papers are designed to introduce Symantec partners and end users to key technologies and technical concepts that are associated with the Symantec Backup and Recovery product family. The information within a Technical White Paper will ...

GFK by Level 3
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Backup Exec 2014 Blueprints - Performance Tuning

The Technical Services team for Backup and Recovery have produced a number of documents we call "Blueprints". These Blueprints are designed to show backup and recovery challenges around specific technologies or functions and how Backup Exec solves t...

GFK by Level 3
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Backup Exec 2014 Blueprint - Deduplication

The Technical Services team for Backup and Recovery have produced a number of documents we call "Blueprints". These Blueprints are designed to show backup and recovery challenges around specific technologies or functions and how Backup Exec solves t...

GFK by Level 3
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How ZFS Cache Impacts NBU Performance

Problem: Solaris 10 ZFS ARC Cache configured as default can gradually impact NetBackup performance at Memory level, forcing NBU to use a lot of Swap memory even when there are several Gig's of RAM "Available", in the following Solaris 10 server we i...

Omar_Villa by Level 6
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Backup Admins daily tasks to manage Symantec Netbackup Server

Daily tasks of Backup Admins In this article I would like to share what Symantec consulting recommends that Netbackup Administrator perform the following tasks to ensure a properly funtioning Netbackup domain. This information has been taken from fro...

ashi1 by Level 3
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NetBackup Technical Information Updates: Deduplication FAQs

Speeding up deduplication Check here for new and updated technical articles (and videos) on NetBackup and NetBackup Appliances that have been vetted by a cross-functional content council of NBU product and technical support engineers.  The first art...

Tapes and Deduplication - Storage Lifecycle Policies

I wanted to share a data collection I did today, while working with IT Solutions, deciding the best approach on how we were going to continue sending our backups Offsite. We're running about 12000 jobs per weekend, 3000 of those going offsite on Tape...

Using Backup Exec with Hyper-V 2.0

Introduction Using Backup Exec to backup virtual environments that use Hyper-V 2 (Windows Server 2008 R2) as hypervisor may be not as simple as it first looks. In this paper I want to cover some of the reasons why partners and customers struggle gett...

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CarolineKiel by Level 6
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Netbackup SLP Backlog Report and Troubleshooting

                To troubleshoot an SLP Backlog first we need to define what a backlog is: Mainly is data that it hasn’t been duplicated to a second or N-Destinations configured under the SLP. i.e.:                 SLP Name: SLP_C1-1week-MedA-disk1-...

Omar_Villa by Level 6
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Deleting (Cleanup) many Alerts if GUI is Slow

Hi Folks, let me talk about a Problem I have found at a Customer Site. What this Customer see, is that the BE GUI is slowing down and BE Services also starting slow. If for example changing Job Properties Devices, the respond is very slow. There is...

Armin_Kerl by Level 3
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Using Barcode Labels - Why and How

Why? If you are using a tape library with a barcode reader, you should be using barcode labels.  Why use barcode labels for your tapes?  EFFICIENCY.  The tape library can identify a tape from its barcode label without having to read the internal lab...

pkh by Moderator
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Tuning my LTO4 tape drive.

Recently, I embarked on an exercise to see if changing the properties of the tape drive has any effect on the speed of my backups. I am using BE 12.5.  I back up my data to a SAS-attached HP tape library with a LTO4 tape drive and I write to both ...

pkh by Moderator
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Windows 7 pro et Symantec.

10/01/2010 L`autre jour j`ai ouvertement critiqué Windows 7 et bien je dois dire qu`avant hier cette version 64 bits de Windows m`as quelque peu surpris. En effet j`ai téléchargé et installé SQL server 2008 d`un trait ainsi que Visual Studio 2010 Be...

Alain020 by Not applicable
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What to expect when backing up data over iSCSI

- iSCSI Background - Considering the lifespan of iSCSI when compared to standard SCSI or Fibre Channel, it's not uncommon for people to be unfamiliar with the proper configuration and speed expectations of the new protocol. iSCSI is an IP based stand...

Why I should bother about NoDirectSDR registry Entry

In last one year, many people from support organization, customers has asked me the importance of NoDirectSDR registry entry for flashbackup. Frequent questions that I came across includes (and not limited to):   Why I need to bother at all about it?...

Pravs by Level 4
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