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Implementing a Backup Catalog… on a Student Budget

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How we implemented a backup catalog
Co-presented at EUGM 2004 with the software's author, Don Hamilton

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  • 1.  
  • 2. Implementing a Backup Catalog… on a Student Budget
  • 3. Implementing a Backup Catalog… on a Student Budget History
  • 4. A long time ago, in a library far,far away …
  • 5. A nother B ackup C atalog By Don Hamilton
  • 6. CatBackup
  • 7. 2000 newbie installs RedHat Linux late
  • 8. 2001 application software Voyager early
  • 9. 2001 Voyager KVCC application software early
  • 10. 2001 Voyager KVCC summer it’s working!!!
  • 11. 2001 go to rack-mount machine fall 2001 fall
  • 12. 2002 2002 hacked! winter winter ready to use
  • 13. 2002 2002 summer REBUILT First live use during Voyager upgrade!
  • 14. 2002 2002 fall Hacked again!
  • 15. 2002 2003 winter REBUILT major software rewrite because: switch to PostgreSQL newer version of Perl (5.8.0)
  • 16. 2002 2003 spring added a third database switched to secureftp for extract feed
  • 17. 2002 2003 summer full automation achieved! no monitoring required
  • 18. See it in action: Original implementation Implementation at WMU http://abc.wlu.ca http://westcatbackup.library.wmich.edu
  • 19. Implementing a Backup Catalog… on a Student Budget Implementation
  • 20. Implementation CatBackup
  • 21. 1. install RedHat Linux Implementation CatBackup
  • 22. 1. install RedHat Linux Implementation 2. install PostgresQL CatBackup
  • 23. 1. install RedHat Linux Implementation 2. install PostgresQL 3. install Perl supporting CatBackup modules
  • 24. 1. install RedHat Linux Implementation 2. install PostgresQL 3. install Perl supporting 4. create home environment for SOBackup CatBackup modules
  • 25. 1. install RedHat Linux Implementation 2. install PostgresQL 3. install Perl supporting 4. create home environment 5. install CatBackup software: for SOBackup build files HTML file image files cgi file log reporter (optional) CatBackup modules
  • 26. Implementation CatBackup extract software Voyager
  • 27. Production Voyager CatBackup regular feed via secureftp Feeding the cat backup
  • 28. Search Log Some search log entries: 63.148.122.205--<wmu>06::16:32:11--2|1|pumps|48 216.120.170.5--<kvcc>06::16:41:44--1|7|christopher and|1 63.148.122.205--<wmu>06::16:32:11--2|1|pumps|48 216.120.170.5--<kvcc>06::16:41:44--1|7|christopher and|1 A search log file is created for each month, and the filename contains the year and the month.
  • 29. Search Log
  • 30. Catbackup Resources I http://www.redhat.com/download/products.html http://fedora.redhat.com/download/ http://fedora.redhat.com/docs http://www.redhat.com/solutions/migration/rhl/ http://www.postgres.org
  • 31. Catbackup Resources II http://homepages.wmich.edu/~zimmer catbackup.ppt catbackup_history.doc catbackup_instructions.doc catbackup.tar.gz http://search.cpan.org/author /TIMB/ /SNOWHARE/ /DWHEELER/ /MSCHWARTZ/ /GAAS/ /DANKOGAI/
  • 32. Comments on Cost Price of PC – as much as several thousand, or possibly free if you have an available machine Price of Software – free Cost of Labor – free (built into overhead) Benefit of Implementation – priceless , when you need it! (and it might not cost you anything!)
  • 33. Thanks for listening. Questions? [email_address] 269.387.3885 Clip Art in this presentation is © 1999-2004 www.barrysclipart.com (some modified slightly) Picture © 2003 Roy Zimmer

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