NDMP


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NDMP

(Network Data Management Protocol) An open standard for backing up data in a heterogeneous environment. Developed by Network Appliance and IntelliGuard Software, NDMP uses a common data format which is written to and read from drivers for the specific disk and tape devices. NDMP also provides for control of libraries.
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The addition of NDMP support and the advanced Hyper-V functionality delivered in Unitrends Release 8.
3 configuration based on a Linux backup server with a tape autoloader, protecting one NDMP NAS, one Solaris server and one Oracle Linux server is approximately $5,000.
In that sense, it is conceptually similar to the NDMP third party copy solution with a couple of notable differences.
Our latest release of NDMP Accelerator provides significant cost savings by dramatically reducing the required network bandwidth and backup storage compared to solutions from Network Appliance," said Rory Bolt, CTO of Avamar Technologies.
This separation of control and data paths is commercially very important to the ongoing development of NAS backup solutions because there is a clear and open interface between the NDMP client and the server.
Both EMC and NetApp were active members of the original NDMP task force and were influential in the early specification development.
Backup Express is the only solution that integrates heterogeneous snapshot, image and rapid recovery options, supports any combination of UNIX, Windows, NetWare, Linux and NDMP/NAS in a SAN, performs backup of all data directly across a Fibre Channel or iSCSI network, dynamically shares all drives, supports all NDMP incrementals, and controls this entire enterprise environment with a single catalog and browser-based GUI.
Known as TAOS, it is a TCP/IP-based architecture, implemented using open systems standards including NDMP, iSCSI, and others, including the company's proprietary Internet Tape Protocol.
VA Linux worked with Workstation solutions to test and qualify the interoperability of Quick Restore with the VA Linux 9205 NAS system using the NDMP protocol.
Some highlights of the new features include advances in the Graphical User Interface (GUI), catalog operation, NDMP support, device management, log collection, auto-configuration and snapshot support, as well as the addition of the Backup Express Advanced Protection Manager.
In Overland's case, they partnered with Network Appliance using a Fibre Channel connection with a filer and tape library using NDMP.
Procom Technology announced today that its popular NetFORCE line of NAS (Network Attached Storage) filers is now fully compliant with NDMP (Network Data Management Protocol) Version 3, which will allow backup performance up to three times faster than with NDMP Version 2.