James da Silva

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We present Amanda, a freely redistributable network backup manager written at the University of Maryland. Amanda is designed to make backing up large networks of data-full workstations to gigabyte tape drives automatic and efficient. Amanda runs on top of standard Unix backup tools such as dump and tar. It takes care of balancing the backup schedule and(More)
A b s t r a c t e m t h a t a r i s e s w i t h t h i s s c h e m e i s t h a t m a n y c o m p u t e r s c a n n o t b a c k u p t h e i r d i s k s o v e r t h e n e t w o r k a t m o r e t h a n a f r a c t i o n o f t h e t a p e ' s r a t e d s p e e d. c o p y s c h e m e t o t r a n s f e r t h e b a c k u p s t o t h e t a p e a t t h e f u l l r a(More)
We present Amanda, a freely redistributable network backup manager written at the University of Maryland. Amanda is designed to make backing up large networks of data-full workstations to gigabyte tape drives automatic and eecient. Amanda runs on top of standard Unix backup tools such as dump and gnu tar. It takes care of balancing the backup schedule and(More)
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