• Hill backup schedule

    August 17, 2013

    The Hill backup system was described in a prior posting. It’s main purpose is to provide roll-back to a known system state in case of complete loss in Ungar. For this reason, it uses dump to provide an block-accurate disk image, including hard links and sparse files and does not modify touch times during backup. [...]

  • Beauregard renovations

    August 16, 2013

    Beauregard has been updated to Ubuntu 12.04-amd64 LTS , from Debian. Beauregard now provides Mysql, NFS and backup services to the blades. For backup, the blades are sandboxed, we generally do not snapshot the system; user data should be either on the NFS mounted partition, in the mysql database, or on our subversion server. The [...]

 
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