After running a quick test on an old 5 gig database...My first impressions
are good. Drive was a snap to install, and backed up a 5 gig database in 40
minutes. Considering our current 12+ gig database takes over 9 hours
(network backup), this should be a welcome change. It pays to note there
are 4 jobs concurrently running throughout the night causing the network
backups to run as slow as....
> Will report back with some thoughts/comments on the drive once I throw it
> into the mix. Will get it running on the recovery server first just to
> a feel for the whole NTbackup and barebones nature of this new (old)
> procedure I'll be using. So far all I can tell is it's one damn expensive
> tape drive :) (heavy too)
> > AFAIK, that depends on command line switches you use.
> > You should use NORMAL backup for the logs to be flashed.
> > More info at
> > http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/techinfo/BackupRestore.htm
> > P.S. Any comments on the DLT drive?
> > > Just got my Compaq 40/80 DLT Drive, and am about to move off of
> > > network backups and use NT Backup local to the Exchange server.
> Assuming I
> > > do the full online's daily, and circular logging is disabled, will
> > > flush the logs on its own after backups are performed??
> > > Thanks,
> > > Larry
> > --
> > If you feel that anything in my post needs correction - feel free to do
> > group).
> > And please, keep all discussions in NG, so that everybody can
> > Kirill