Scsi tape and compatible tapes that are available

Camiel Vanderhoeven camiel.vanderhoeven at
Mon Jul 24 03:28:53 CDT 2017

What kind of data volume are we talking about, and what kind of budget? I
personally use LTO-5 for my backups (1.5 TB raw capacity), and have no
difficulty finding tapes.

On 7/24/17, 2:51 AM, "cctalk on behalf of Henry Bond via cctalk"
<cctalk-bounces at on behalf of cctalk at> wrote:

>Hi Gang, 
>I have need to make backups, and if you are going to do something, do it
>the proper way. Feel like I'm preaching to the choir here mind.
>My issue is finding tape to fit any drive I might buy or choosing an
>appropriate tape library device which has tape available to purchase with
>relative ease. 
>Any pointers, suggestions or anecdotes as always is most appreciated.

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