Backups in the modern world
mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Nov 3 22:42:44 CDT 2010
On 11/3/10 6:25 PM, Alexander Schreiber wrote:
> At home, my server has all disks in RAID setups, either RAID1 or RAID5
> to reduce the impact of individual disk failure. Of course RAID isn't
> a replacement for backup, so the data I don't want to lose gets written
> to DLT and LTO tapes (as well as DVD-RAM for some smaller stuff) from
> time to time. Backup media leaving the home are of course encrypted in
> case they get mislaid or "wander off".
> Some less critical data that doesn't warrant tape storage but would
> be annoying to lose is replicated over more than one machine.
> Disk is cheap these days.
I use a centralized storage pool of fourteen spindles in a redundant
configuration, all backed up to tape three levels deep. I lost data
Port Charlotte, FL
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