dump(8), incremental backups, Tower of Hanoi sequence,
don't get it
cswiger at mac.com
Fri Aug 19 16:26:43 GMT 2005
On Aug 19, 2005, at 11:22 AM, Alex Zbyslaw wrote:
[ ...a good explanation snipped... ]
> Personally I use a much shorter sequence: 0 1 3 2 1 3 2 1 3 2. But
> that's because I don't usually change vast amounts of data.
> I would also consider doing your backups daily, not weekly as your
> example suggests. The timing of full backups depends on how busy
> your machine is. Anything from weekly to quarterly.
Start with something even easier:
Do a full-level-0 once per week, or once per month.
Do level-1 incrementals daily.
Change this to something fancier if you're using too much tape, but
this is easy to understand....
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