BSDCan2007 - Confirmed Schedule

BSDCan 2007
The Technical BSD Conference

Dan Langille
Day 2
Room SITE F0126
Start time 09:00
Duration 03:00
ID 54
Event type Workshop
Track Tutorial
Language English


Network backups - flexible and easy

Bacula is a very flexible and easy to use network backup solution. Over the past few years, Bacula has become more and more widespread. The increasing popularity of this fully featured solution is evident by its inclusion in in recent books and courses.

Bacula is well suited to a wide array of scenarios, varying from backing up to DVD or disk or to huge tape libraries with multiple drives and robots.

This tutorial will introduce the Bacula concepts and the fundamentals of how Bacula works. Topics covered will include:

  • configure and install Bacula
  • create backups with various criteria
  • backup securely over untrusted networks
  • migrate jobs from one media to another
  • spooling
  • tips and tricks to get better performance