8 articles Storage Services

TSM FAQ

What is TSM backup software? What backup services are offered? When do backups take place? Where can I learn more about how TSM works at Duke? What is TSM backup software? TSM (Tivoli Storage Manager) is an enterprise software program that backs up a copy of the data stored on your computer/server to a central…

Pricing – Storage

OIT provides several standard storage offerings to align the technical requirements with the appropriate price point.  There are 5 standard offerings that align with a majority of the requirements requested.  Please contact us if there are requirements you have that are not met by one of the following.  Storage can be accessed via the SAN…

NAS Archive

Overview In addition to the standard offerings, OIT has added NAS-Archive.  This offering is an addition to the existing tiers of storage OIT offers.  Since 2009, OIT has provided a NAS based CIFS and NFS storage solution.  Departments across campus have utilized this storage as an alternative to purchasing and supporting their own storage.  This addition of the NAS-Archive…

Common TSM Command Line Options

Common TSM Command Line Options Here are some common commands for getting started with TSM. TSM Prompt Most commands are executed at the TSM prompt. To launch a TSM command line session — which on most systems will require root/administrator-level direct or sudo access — type: dsmc You may need to change to the directory…

Pricing History – Storage and Backup

At least once a year (usually in the fall), the pricing is updated to align with the current actual costs that OIT is paying for each type of storage.  As the cost/Gb OIT pays its vendors for storage each year continually declines, so does the pricing that OIT charges.  The history of this can be…