[Veritas-bu] LTO Tape Reliability

2003-07-24 07:17:34
Subject: [Veritas-bu] LTO Tape Reliability
From: paulg AT CDCNA DOT COM (Paul Gimpelev)
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 07:17:34 -0400
Have you considered duplicating the images?  This way you can have multiple
copies of the same backup on multiple tapes.


On Jul 23,  7:17pm, Ken.Antos AT DOT us wrote:
> Subject: [Veritas-bu] LTO Tape Reliability
> I have been using NetBackup Data Center 4.5, MP3 for close to 8 months. Our
> management wanted NEW technology but continue to want me to use OLD
> procedures. I am having to use a different tape daily for Cumulative
> Incremental and a different tape each Friday for Fulls. They are afraid if a
> cumulative has data on it for more than a day and the tape Breaks I will
> loose data for a whole week. I am searching the web for statistics on how
> often an LTO tape breaks in a tape library. I have had it happen once while
> a new tape got loaded and stuck in a bad tape drive. My goal is to come up
> with enough info to support my using NetBackup the way it is suppose to be.
> The management the way I am doing it now by having to freeze and unfreeze
> tape and moving expired tapes back into scratch is already a nightmare
> getting worse daily.
> Any ideas will be appreciated,
> Ken Antos
> Server Support
> State Office Building
> 501 High St.
> Frankfort, KY
> 502.564.8900 x269
> After 4:30 PM Cell Phone 502.564.2987
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>-- End of excerpt from Ken.Antos AT DOT us

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