mini-review: Backup & Recovery

John Costello cos at
Tue May 15 21:58:21 BST 2007

On Tue, 15 May 2007, David Cantrell wrote:
> And it covers things that lots of admins don't like to think about, like
> Exchange and MySQL (and other databases; judging from a quick skim of the
> Oracle section I expect the coverage to be good).

The previous incarnation of this book, UNIX Backup & Recovery, was 
invaluable for learning about Oracle backups and many other areas.  If you 
hate your sysadmin, give Oracle documentation.  If you love your sysadmin, 
give this book.

> Buy a copy of this book for your friendly local sysadmin.  He will love
> you for ever.

I disagree.  I've never known a sysadmin to go that cheaply.  Throw in a 
beer or two.

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