Snapshots as a Backup for Research Computing NAS Filesystems
Description: This document provides a basic overview of snapshots, which is the mechanism in place for backing up files and directories in the NAS filesystems.
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Data Backup Options
Description: Introduction The best way to ensure that you don’t lose important documents is to always back up your data in multiple locations. The more vigilant you are in your backup habits, the less likely you will face frustrating, and sometimes unsuccessful, recovery efforts. Class papers, notes, research, theses, dissertations, address books, and bookmarks are all […]
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Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM)
Description: Tivoli Storage Manager (commonly abbreviated TSM) is an enterprise-level software suite that provides data backup and restoration service for departmental servers.  As of July 2010, ITS Open Systems group back up over 800 different client machines across UNC-Chapel Hill. (NOTE: Effective November 2011 — Default data retention for new TSM nodes is 30 days/3 versions. […]
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