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Comparison of all Netbackup Versions

Hi Guys 

I'm looking for a table format that explains ALL ( day 1 to today ) netbackup versions comparison.

Can anyone give me please. Please don't solve this without my knowledge

 

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A little bit more info

A little bit more info courtesy of Google:

http://eval.symantec.com/mktginfo/enterprise/fact_sheets/b-nbu_7_whats_new_version_matrix_DS_20971020.en-us.pdf

http://eval.symantec.com/mktginfo/enterprise/fact_sheets/b-netbackup_7-5_comparison_matrix_OV_21219494.en-us.pdf

http://www.hds.com/assets/pdf/symantec-netbackup-version-comparison-matrix.pdf

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/comparison-netbackup-versions

 

Just need someone to find some info on 4.5 & earlier!

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NB4.5 Release notes - has a 'new features' section detailing new since 3.4 release:

http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19670-01/875-3217-10/875-3217-10.pdf

 

oooh, & another for 3.4.1:

http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19265-01/875-3075-10/875-3075-10.pdf

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Ah, a trip down memory lane.

Ah, a trip down memory lane. That surely would be interesting. I doubt that you'll find someone (even internal to Symantec) that has this information, but you might find a serial ppt collector out there Smiley Tongue

 

Do you even know when day 1 was? LOL

 

This is not what you asked for but just to give you an idea of the mammoth task you put out there

 

  • In 1987, Chrysler Corporation engaged Control Data Corporation to write a backup software solution. [1] A small group of engineers (Rick Barrer, Rosemary Bayer, Paul Tuckfield and Craig Wilson) wrote the software. Other Control Data customers later adopted it for their own needs.
  • In 1990, Control Data formed the Automated Workstation Backup System business unit.[2] The first version of AWBUS supported two tape drives in a single robotic carousel with the SGI IRIX operating system. [1]
  • In 1993, Control Data renamed the product to BackupPlus 1.0 (this is why many NetBackup commands have a 'bp' prefix). Software improvements included support for media Volume Management and Server Migration/Hierarchical Storage Management.
  • In late 1993, OpenVision Technologies acquired the product and Control Data’s Storage Management 12-person team. This is why, on UNIX platforms, NetBackup installs into /usr/openv. During this time, OpenVision renamed Backup Plus to NetBackup.[1]
  • On May 6, 1997 Veritas acquired OpenVision Technologies, including absorption of the NetBackup product line.[3]
  • In 2004 Symantec acquired Veritas and NetBackup became a Symantec product.[4] Also at that time, Symantec released NetBackup 6.0, the 30th version of the software.
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A little bit more info

A little bit more info courtesy of Google:

http://eval.symantec.com/mktginfo/enterprise/fact_sheets/b-nbu_7_whats_new_version_matrix_DS_20971020.en-us.pdf

http://eval.symantec.com/mktginfo/enterprise/fact_sheets/b-netbackup_7-5_comparison_matrix_OV_21219494.en-us.pdf

http://www.hds.com/assets/pdf/symantec-netbackup-version-comparison-matrix.pdf

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/comparison-netbackup-versions

 

Just need someone to find some info on 4.5 & earlier!

***EDIT***

NB4.5 Release notes - has a 'new features' section detailing new since 3.4 release:

http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19670-01/875-3217-10/875-3217-10.pdf

 

oooh, & another for 3.4.1:

http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19265-01/875-3075-10/875-3075-10.pdf

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There is no such

There is no such documentation.

Symantec only publishes comparisons between versions that are currently supported. That will be version 7.0 and above.

See this Version Comparison matrix: 

http://www.symantec.com/content/en/us/enterprise/fact_sheets/b-symantec-netbackup-7.6-so-21304209.pd...

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LOL   3.4.1 binary

LOL

 

3.4.1 binary size

SPARC/UltraSPARC Solaris 2.6, 7, 8

Server 150 MB

Media Manager 34 MB

Client 15MB (d)

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All :)    I'm checking all

All Smiley Happy 

 

I'm checking all your comments here. I will update shortly.. 

 

 

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Hey Riaan Thank you so much

Hey Riaan

Thank you so much for your conisderation. I really ( two times) liked this post. 

 

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Thank you Andy :) I'm

Thank you Andy Smiley Happy I'm preparing a ppt with all your notes/links

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Thank you Again :)

Thank you Again Smiley Happy

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All, This discussion can be

All,

This discussion can be solved Smiley Happy

 

 

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Select Andy's post as he

Select Andy's post as he provided the info.

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You are the one who should

You are the one who should solve the discussion.

Select the most helpful post and mark as solution, or select 'Request split solution' to mark more than one post.