[p4] backup strategy
chuck.karish at gmail.com
Sat Mar 19 11:38:28 PST 2005
On Fri, 18 Mar 2005 12:10:17 -0600, John-Mason P. Shackelford
<john-mason at shackelford.org> wrote:
> Does anyone had experience tailing the journal file to another disk to
> assist rapid recovery? If doing so didn't impose a significant
> performance hit we could combine it with an rysnc or bu against the
> depot files every few hours so as to keep our spare disk primed for
> recovery--and more currently than the nightly TSM back up of the
> checkpoint and depot files.
Yes. It works and the load on the server is very small. You can even
update a journal file on a spare server and replay the journal there
evey few minutes to keep a hot spare that's almost up to date.
Ask Perforce Support.
Chuck Karish karish at well.com (415) 317-0182
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