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Vol. 6 No. 2 April 2007

Backup book packed with quips and tips

If you drive around with the vanity license plate MRBAKUP, you better know a thing or two about backing up (and restoring) data, and be highly skilled at squeezing into a tight parking space on a busy boulevard. I can't vouch for the latter, but W. Curtis Preston's new book solidifies his growing reputation as one of the most knowledgeable people writing about backup today--a rapidly changing discipline that's difficult to explain clearly. Here's why his tome belongs on the desk of every storage administrator and storage architect. Backup & Recovery: Inexpensive Backup Solutions for Open Systems is easy to read and understand, even though it contains a lot of highly technical material about open-systems backup in the form of tips, techniques and esoteric scripts. Further, Preston invited some 200 backup professionals to write examples of how they screwed up a backup assignment. Here's the start of Preston's confession about his first major backup mishap: "'You mean to tell me that we have absolutely no backups of paris ...

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