Cassiano Surek <cass@surek.co.uk> wrote on 11/22/2012 05:43:30 AM:

> Dear all,

>
> For reference on the matter I was trying to resolve or improve, I
> have increased RAM from 2Gb to 4Gb (the max for that machine) and
> backups reduced by 50% in completion time.

>
> I had wrongly assessed in the past that it was taking 10 days to
> complete a full backup, when it actually took around 7 days.

>
> This has now been brought down to 3.5 days.

>
> Incremental is now at 9 hours which is reasonable, albeit still on
> the slow side.

>
> We will try to improve things further based on all your much
> appreciated information.


I'm glad you were able to get it down to a usable timeframe.  However, I never did see how many files you're backing up.  I have found that on my server (with 1.3 million files) that 2GB to 4GB did not make an appreciable difference.  I'm wondering how your results fit in with this.

Tim Massey

 
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