• Best practices of RAID configuration of StorEdge HDS 9960 and Oracle 10g R2

    Hello, What are the best practices of RAID configuration of HDS 9960 storage and Oracle. Currently we are using now Mirroring RIAD 1+0 with 4 disks (2+2). will the second option of Mirroring 4+4 give us better performance than 2+2 disks? Thanks in advance. P.S. the Oracle instance is OLTP.

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  • Email backup on Exchange server

    We are now required to save all emails for 5 years. How can I automatically do this with our Exchange server? Is there a way to compress it on another machine as to not waste so much room on the production server? Are there applications that do this or is it a built-in feature?

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  • VMWare, Windows, Deduplication, Defragmentation: Bad combo?

    I was in a meeting the other day talking about our VMWare implementation and one of our Windows engineers brought up a comment that I wanted to throw out to everyone. He was told by a VMWare engineer that if you run Windows defragmenation on the virtual server while also are using de-duplication on...

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  • CDP over VPN

    I would be grateful for any  pointers as to a CDP or file Synchronization (with schedule) solution that works well over an IPSEC VPN over a WAN. Any help would be appreciated JB

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  • Backup and Recovery Of Hard Drive in Windows 7

    Im wondering if someone can help with the following question? I would like to take a backup of the computer in its working state after windows 7 has been installed and then have a backup on a dvd that a user can then boot from the bios and click just a few simple buttons that will install the...

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  • Help recreating a mirror between hardware

    I have two drives that are a hardware mirror. They are scsi and connected to a Windows advanced server 2003. The primary drive died. I tried switching the cable to put the second drive where the first was but no luck. How can I boot? How can I recreate the mirror?

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  • How do I setup a secondary DNS server on Windows Server 2003?

    How do I setup a secondary DNS server on Windows server 2003? We have an AD integrated DNS zone and want a secondary DNS server as a backup. Please describe the processes necessary to get this going. Thanks!

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  • Duplicate SQL Server 2005 database

    What is the best way to duplicate a SQL Server 2005 database to another server as a standby machine? Can I do this with another installation and some scripting? I have a separate box with SQL 2005 already installed. Can I backup and restore from one machine to the other using scripts and no human...

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  • Help setting up one machine as a backup

    I need to setup one machine to backup all others on my network. It will be grabbing approx. 500 GB of data across 12 machines. What is the best way to set this up? I have a GB network and all the machines stay on at night. I need to be able to restore a machine from complete failure and to another...

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  • sql 2008 export to txt for backup and incremental backup

    Hi i have one db that i want to back up, so thought id export to txt file/flat file then back that up and then daily increments into that file? cant find the steps to do it..have the wizard..

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  • IPL (boot) from SAN

    I have 2 System i 570 connected to 2 x DS8100 in 2 different locations and replicating with PPRC. No internal disks, IPL from SAN. We will run a switch test : stop production server, end PPRC and start backup server on the "PPRC copy" (more steps indeed). Does anyone has information about the...

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  • Sponsor Post: Fear the Cloud? Migration Pros and Cons (on-demand chat from 6/29/2010)

    Organizations need to able to quickly recover failed servers and their data in the event of an outage. Deploying a server recovery solution can save a company tens of thousands of dollars in lost productivity and lost business. This live chat on June 29th from 1-3 pm EST provides an exclusive...

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  • What’s the right backup tape for 15 terabyte backup?

    What is the right backup tape for me if I am trying to get 15 terabytes backed up? We currently have a LTO3 library but I would love to replace it with higher capacity tapes. Are there any that are reliable? What application should I be using for backups this huge?

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  • Backing up the system state of a Windows Server 2008

    When backing up the system state of a Windows Server 2008, what files am I backing up? Are all the registry hives present? Is there a way to back up this data manually or can I only do it using NTBackup?

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  • Workaround for adding a DC for backup to SBS 2003 network

    Can I add a second domain controller for backup to my SBS 2003 network? I know it says that I can't, but there has to be a hack or work around! Anyone? We need to have a backup ad machine!

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  • Mirroring SQL Server 2008 to a disaster recovery machine twice a day

    I want to mirror my SQL Server 2008 to a disaster recovery machine two times a day. Is there any free software to do this on a running SQL Server? If not, are there any cheap alternatives? Can scripts be run to copy the files over while SQL is running? Can I use shadow copy for this?

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  • HP Administrator’s Files

    I want to copy all my MSWord documents to a CD. The computer insists that they are not my documents, but instead belong to HP Administrator, and tells me to contact my administrator. This is my computer, I am the administrator. How do I back up my files before my computer dies?

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  • Windows 7 machine maintenance

    What maintenance needs to be run on Windows 7 machines? We have 200 machines running on a 2008 AD network. What tasks should we be running? Do we need to defragment and check disk?

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  • Best practices for backing up Exchange 2007

    What is the proper way to fully backup my Exchange 2007 server so I can rebuild it in case of a disaster? We are preparing our disaster recovery plan for our Exchange 2007. We have bought an identical machine to the first and now we need to create a plan to back it up and restore it quickly.

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  • iTera Issue

    Hi, I have iTera HA 5.0 installed.While doing the regular check on DR box,in Mirrored Object Maintenance screen ,I find one object LOCK1191 in Lib DBSLIB is not being journalled.On checking the status of DBSLIB on production box,the status shows SYNCING.But this status remains as it is for last 2...

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