For the user or OEM/integrator who prefers to script and control BRU™ functions from the command line or to integrate the BRU™ I/O engine into your app without the overhead of a graphical environment, BRU Core™ is available.
Using any of the OWC BRU™-based solutions, you’ll know upfront the status of the backup – not when the data is needed the most at a critical time later. BRU™ employs mechanisms that allow you to verify the accuracy of the backup, either immediately following the backup, or off-line to shorten the backup window. You can even verify your backups on a different system! Knowing your backup is accurate provides peace-of-mind that you can successfully recover your data.
After the backup has been verified and is archived, data bits can still become corrupt. BRU™ comes to the rescue again. Should bad data be detected during a restore, BRU™ attempts to re-read it. If unreadable after multiple passes (user defined), BRU™ reports the error location, advances the tape, and continues to read until good data is found. BRU™ then continues the recovery, returning the maximum amount of data without summarily aborting the recovery process like other backup applications.
BRU™ never assumes that the data you write to disk or tape is data that is actually recoverable and provides the assurance that the data you think you have backed up can actually be restored. BRU™’s error recovery algorithms used when writing to tape provide reliability mechanisms unlike any other backup product on the market. BRU™ can even restore data from the readable portions of a physically damaged tape.
These features are discussed in depth in our white papers titled: The BRU Advantage and Reliable Verification with BRU.
For the user or OEM/integrator who prefers to script and control BRU™ functions from the command line or to integrate the BRU™ I/O engine into your app without the overhead of a graphical environment, BRU Core™ is available. ArGest BRU Core provides this Performance and functionality or OWC’s ArGest product line for your product with a simple API and integration model.
ArGest® BRU™ Core uses the small footprint ultra-fast and reliable BRU engine for all backup and restore operations, BRU Core is available to support a multitude of platforms, and protects data via NFS, AFS, SMB, and NetAtalk mounted filesystems.
The ArGest® BRU™ Core v20.0 is the actual I/O engine that powers all or OWC’s BRU-based solutions. For full BRU functionality with extensive GUI controls, choose the ArGest® Server or Argest® Backup lines instead.