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Re: [Bacula-devel] Bat

On Wednesday 09 July 2008 15:32:49 Eric Bollengier wrote:
> > > Now that would be so totally kewl.  The only thing that would be so
> > > totally kooler would be if there was a way to show a percent done. 
> > > That would require calculating the job before running it though which
> > > may be a burden.  It could always assume that the number of bytes it
> > > needs to back up is similar to the number of bytes backed up on the
> > > previous instance of the job.  Naaa, then what do you do for
> > > incremental and differential, Ugh.
> >
> > Yes, a "real-time" display of the bytes and files saved along with a
> > periodic refresh would already be a nice enhancement.   If you want, I
> > could easily add code to Bacula core to give you a rough estimate of what
> > the total files/bytes will be -- thus you could put a % complete.  It
> > could get that information by making an average of say the last 100 jobs
> > run for that Job name of the same level.  It would not be perfect but it
> > might be pretty good.
> I have done this work on bweb to get a progress bar with a good estimation,
> (based on file number, and backup size)
> the most simple is to define a dummy function that does just a AVG() of the
> last 3 jobs. We can be more accurate later.
> For example, postgresql provides rich statistic SQL functions, you can
> do lineal regression (not just an average...) and it works very well.

Cool   or   kewl as Dirk says.

> Bye

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