troubleshooting Question

SAN backup and restore

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Hi...A HP SAN storage with a tape library configured with multiple clusters: SQL 2005 and Web server. Just wondering what is the best tool/method to perform a the SAN backup and restore?
As well, is it possible for SAN to create snapshot from a production LUNs to spare LUNs in order to  offload backup work from the application hosts and speed up the recovery process by simply swap the LUN? how this work in SQL to maintain the transaction log integrity?


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