Jeff,

I think that R/DARS is for splf archive/retrieval and BRMS is more
backup/recovery from a system or system segment basis...


Don in DC

On Fri, 7 Nov 1997 Jeff_Velten@at-a-glance.com wrote:

> 
> 
> 
> Actually, I believe two IBM packages: BRMS and R/DARS, will support
> archiving to tape as well as optical, but I think they're really intended
> for a tape library, such as the 3494. I'm sure other vendors offer similar
> functionality.
> 
> HTH,
> Jeff
> 
> Jeff Velten, Operations Analyst
> The AT-A-GLANCE Group - http://www.at-a-glance.com
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> 
> 
> 
> >There are some functions we perform now that I am not sure how we
> >will be able to do on the AS/400. For example, we have a product
> >called DFHSM, which migrates files to tape if they have been unused
> >for a given length of time. Is there a facility to do this on an
> >AS/400? Also, how do you handle report distribution? We presently
> >have a product called INFOPAC (from Mobius) that handles this.
> I have not seen anything like DFHSM.  Most shops run the AS/400 as a disk
> only
> system except for backups.  The concept of reading/writing a tape in a
> program
> is almost unheard of.  Maybe something like DFHSM exists (or should exist)
> if
> you have a lot of unused data, but this is not usually a big problem.
> 
> 
> 
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