Improving Server Performance Through NDMP

NDMP (Network Data Management Protocol) configuration for Zmanda enables high-performance backup and recovery through Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices such as NetApp Storage Systems and Sun ZFS Storage Appliances.

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Higher Data Throughput

NDMP allows backup data to be transported directly from the OS Client to the NAS device without passing through the Zmanda server. It improves backups runs while minimizing the loads placed on the corporate LAN.

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Zmanda handles many of the integration complexities, minimizing overhead and ongoing effort required by System Administrators. We also support a broad variety of backup mediums, spanning from cost-effective tape storage to modern cloud providers.

Key Features

NDMP option in Zmanda supports full and incremental backups using the NDMP protocols.

Backup image metadata is routed and stored on self-hosted Zmanda Servers.

Multiple NDMP and non-NDMP backup sets can even share the same Tape drives.

Zmanda's NDMP configuration allows for recovery of the entire filesystem or specific files from the backup images. All filesystem meta-data attributes, including UNIX and Windows file attributes, are maintained during Backups and Recovery.

Features

How we benefit you?

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Easy Installation

Zmanda's NDMP application module is a part of the licensed application. Thus no additional packages are required for setting up NDMP Backups. Zmanda server does maintain metadata of all backup files.

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Scheduling Backups of NDMP Appliance

You can automate and monitor NDMP backups using the Zmanda Management Console. Backup reports will be available under the reports section.

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NDMP Technologies

To simplify disaster recovery and optimize LAN usage, Zmanda supports three primary forms of NDMP technologies - Direct NDMP, Three-way NDMP and Remote NDMP.

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Policy Management

Zmanda Management Console provides a standard policy manager for all your NDMP and non-NDMP backups allowing IT Teams to streamline policy management.

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Zmanda guarantees end to end data integrity and easy storage... They provide fixes for our issues and respond very quickly every time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Amanda Enterprise uses NDMP to enable high performance backup and recovery of Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices such as NetApp Storage Systems and Sun ZFS Storage Appliances. NDMP allows backup data to be transported directly from the NAS device to the backup device without passing through the Amanda Enterprise server. This speeds up NDMP  backup in many environments, thus reducing the backup window, as well as minimizing the demands placed on the corporate LAN.

This Option supports full and incremental backups using the NDMP protocol. Meta-data for the backup images is stored on the Amanda Server. Tape drives can be shared across multiple NDMP and non-NDMP backup sets. You can recover the entire file system or specific files from the backup images. All file system meta-data attributes, including UNIX and Windows file attributes, are maintained when backing up and recovering data using NDMP.

The Amanda Enterprise NDMP Option supports all three NDMP topologies:

  1. Direct NDMP : Where data flows directly from the NAS device to the tape drive
  2. Three-way NDMP (aka Filer-to-Filer): Where data flows from the NAS device to a tape drive connected to another NAS device.
  3. Remote NDMP : Where data flows through the Amanda Backup server to any media (tape, disk or cloud) supported by Amanda Enterprise.
  • It is the World’s leading provider of enterprise open source backup and recovery products. We have a legacy of protecting enterprise data.  

  •  Zmanda also offers seamless enterprise backups for Hybrid cloud environment. Zmanda ensures that all critical workloads such as servers, databases, application, and VMs across hybrid cloud resources are protected against security breaches and accidental errors.

  • Zmanda has cleared Homeland certification for Government use. Coverity, which creates automated source-code analysis tools, announced its first list of open source projects that have been certified as free of security defects and we are humbled to be on the list certified for government use.

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