[Lustre-discuss] Lustre and IBM TSM backup

Thomas Bauer tbauer at whamcloud.com
Wed Oct 12 09:48:20 PDT 2011


Thank you Evan!!

Tom

Thomas Bauer
Whamcloud, Inc.
Office: +1 925-553-1540
Cell: +1 510-915-1097
Email: tbauer at whamcloud.com


On 10/12/2011 9:39 AM, Felix, Evan J wrote:
> We use TSM with our Lustre systems..  you can just point TSM at a Lustre system, but you need to be concerned with scan time on the MDS.  To alleviate this we carefully run multiple streams and point TSM at multiple subdirectories at the same time.  We have not looked at integrating a e2scan version.  We are able to backup(incrementals) everything in a day, whereas a full backup can take up to a week just point it at the root.
>
> In effect it can 'just work', but works better with some specializing the data streams.
>
> Evan
>
> From: lustre-discuss-bounces at lists.lustre.org [mailto:lustre-discuss-bounces at lists.lustre.org] On Behalf Of Thomas Bauer
> Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 9:25 AM
> To: lustre-discuss at lists.lustre.org
> Subject: [Lustre-discuss] Lustre and IBM TSM backup
>
> I've received  question from a potential Lustre user: "How much can you tell me about IBM's TSM backup soluton in combination with Lustre?"
>
> Anyone have experience with this?
> --
>
> Thomas Bauer
> Whamcloud, Inc.
> Office: +1 925-553-1540
> Cell: +1 510-915-1097
> Email: tbauer at whamcloud.com<mailto:tbauer at whamcloud.com>
>
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