ABARS


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ABARS

(1) (Automatic Backup, Archive and Recovery Software) A legacy backup system for Unix servers from CommVault Systems Inc., Oceanport, NJ (www.commvault.com) introduced in the early 1990s. It was superseded by Commvault's highly lauded Galaxy Backup and Recovery product, noted for its ease-of-use. Commvault was at one time a spin-off business unit of Bell Labs, originally part of AT&T.

(2) (Aggregate Backup And Recovery System) A backup system for MVS S/390 mainframes from IBM. It is part of IBM's DFSMS package.
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At level 4, Holly Rodaway (Breckfield JMI) clinched silver and bronze in the Floor and Abars competition respectively to finish overall fourth.
The areas of HSM that lead to problems are high CPU usage because of unneeded or wasteful actions, failures in space management or the recycle process, internal control data set errors, and problems with the aggregate backup and recovery support (ABARS) and/or auto dump processes.
Under the agreement, CommVault will pay a one-off license fee to Legato to make its storage management software solution, ABARS (Automated Backup Archiving and Recovery Software) work with SmartMedia.