March 30, 2014

Older versions of Bacula – copy/migrate has limit of 99 jobs

Last night I started to catch up on copying jobs from disk to tape. There were about 420 incremental jobs waiting. I started my CopyToTape-Inc job, and it queued up 417 jobs: The next morning, all jobs had completed, but there were still jobs left to be copied over (as determined by my magical Bacula …

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Backup speed

It’s little things like this which improve the copying of backups to tape. Speed. Each of those Volumes are 5GB in size. The tape drive takes about about 2-4 minutes per 5GB to write it to tape. Between the end of IncrAuto-4150 and the end of IncrAuto-1455, the tape drive wrote 20GB in about 9 …

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