CT320: Network and System Administration

Fall 2018


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CT320 Backups

Colorado State University

Computer Science Department

Original slides from Dr. James Walden at Northern Kentucky University.


  1. Backup policies and capacity planning
  2. Types of backups
  3. Backup media
  4. Automation
  5. Backup security

Why Backups?

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Backup Types

Backup Policies

Backup requirements for organization.

SLA Parameters

Backup Schedule

Capacity Planning: Space

Capacity Planning: Time

Capacity Planning: Media

How much media do you need?

Choosing a Backup Drive

  1. Reliability
  2. Transfer speed
  3. Time-to-data
  4. Capacity
  5. Compatibility
  6. Cost

Backup Media

Current Tape Formats

Common Tape Features

Tape Autochangers

Backup Software


The key to efficiency and reliability!

Backup Security

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