Subject: Re: [Bacula-users] speed up my backups



Il 19/04/2011 15:37, hymie! ha scritto:
>
> So one of my machines has a few zillion tiny little files.
>
> My full backup took 44 hours. I can deal with that if I have to.
> My incremental backup has been running for 10 hours now.
> Files=71,560 Bytes=273,397,510 Bytes/sec=7,666 Errors=0
> Files Examined=14,675,372
>
> I know that bacula has to look at each file to determine if it's
> changed. And I am investigating whether or not we actually need to
> keep all of these little files, or if we can zip them up into archives.
>
> In the meantime, I'm just wondering if there is some why to speed up my
> backups. For example,
> signature=sizeonly
> or
> signature=stupid
> or some other undocumented and unrecommended (but needed) way to
> speed up the verification of file changes (or lack thereof).
>
> Thanks.
>
> --hymie! http://lactose.homelinux.net/~hymie hymie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Maybe it's not relevant to your case, but have you tried to enable
spooling ?

HTH

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Marcello Romani

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