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RE: [Xen-users] Backups !

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Subject: RE: [Xen-users] Backups !
From: Nathan Eisenberg <nathan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 14:40:09 -0700
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Thread-topic: [Xen-users] Backups !
Seconded - one of my hardest learned lessons about virtualization is that from 
an administration perspective, you should usually treat VMs as normal systems.  
There are some cool backup options with snapshots, etc.

But sadly, I've been bitten too many times in my testing.  I don't feel that 
these methods constitute a useful backup, any more than pulling a physical 
drive out of a server and imaging it does.

Best Regards
Nathan Eisenberg
Sr. Systems Administrator
Atlas Networks, LLC

> -----Original Message-----
> From: xen-users-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:xen-users-
> bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Javier Guerra
> Sent: Thursday, July 30, 2009 2:22 PM
> To: Paras pradhan
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> Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Backups !
> On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 4:16 PM, Paras pradhan<pradhanparas@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > What is the traditional
> > method to backup virtual machines.
> the same as backup physical machines
> --
> Javier
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