[Veritas-bu] /usr/openv placement
kingjamm at colltech.com
Mon Oct 8 11:53:13 CDT 2001
> I may be wrong here, but NFS was designed originally as
> a connectionless protocol,
Actually it was written as a *stateless* protocol. Every transaction was
(and still is to a certain degree) atomic and shouldn't rely on the
previous transaction. It is perfectly acceptable to have a stateless
protocol be connection oriented. HTTP is a perfect example of this.
> In a NBU environment if that should happen, it
> potentially hang and hang until failure occurs and a
> blocking of your backup window. Ultimately you will
> pay the price of incomplete backups.
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