Monthly Archives: October 2006

And she is home

My older daughter took the ferry this morning and has now made it home. She had a great time and was full of stories about the trip with which she regaled us at dinner. I will not share them here … Continue reading

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Welcome back, daughter!

My older daughter has just arrived back from her week’s vacation in Mexico. Actually she is not home, but rather in Vancouver where she will be spending the night as it is too late for her to make it home … Continue reading

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Short entry

Our stretch of good results with our backups is continuing. I am not on call this weekend, but I hope it does continue through the weekend as I would hate to have to answer calls (if I were on call … Continue reading

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Stretch of good results

We have been having few backups fail lately; it seems to have started about the same time we began moving our media servers to the new tape library (a Spectra Logic T950). I wonder how much of our success is … Continue reading

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Successful change window

Although it might be a little early to celebrate, today’s change window went quite smoothly and we were able to accomplish everything that had been planned. After today’s changes, this completes the move of our media servers onto the new … Continue reading

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Well almost

As I mentioned yesterday, I was hoping that there would be enough scratch tapes left in the robot after the bit of work I did last night so that they would last through the night. We ran out of tapes … Continue reading

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More work fun

Just as we were getting ready to leave to go see a movie when my phone dinged. I was getting a text message from work that told me that one of the tape robots had run out of tapes. It … Continue reading

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