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Simple Rotation Schemes


These scheme types are available in all R-Drive Image versions:

The following simple rotation schemes can be used:

No rotation

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No rotation

Rotation scheme outcome: the first image will be a full one, the rest images will be differential ones.

Simple

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Simple rotation scheme

Rotation scheme outcome: the first image will be a full one, then next 6 images will be differential ones, then another full image,  followed by 6 differential images. One full image and all respective differential imaged will be deleted when 3 full images have been created, You may see the outcome of this scheme on the An example of a rotation scheme help page.

 

You may read more about next rotation schemes in Wikipedia: Backup rotation scheme .

Grandfather-Father-Son

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Grandfather-Father-Son scheme

Rotation scheme outcome: the first image will be a full one, then every day a incremental image, every week a differential image, every month a full image. All incremental images will be deleted when a differential image has been created. All differential images will be deleted when a monthly image has been created. The oldest full image and respective differential / incremental images will be deleted in 3 months.

Tower-of-Hanoi

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Tower-of-Hanoi scheme

Rotation scheme outcome: the first image will be a full one, the next image will be the differential one, then an incremental one. A full image will be created in 4 images. The the rest of the images will be deleted.

 

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