archiving data, was RE: Media Longitevity/Care

David H. Barr dhbarr at
Thu Mar 17 12:10:20 CST 2005

On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 11:42:30 -0600, Doc Shipley <doc at> wrote:
> Guy Sotomayor wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-03-17 at 00:32 -0800, Tom Jennings wrote:
> >
> > This reminds me that I read not too long ago that many of the super
> > computer labs ship PCs between sites because it's *faster* to ship a
> > working PC with 1TB of disk containing data than it is to transfer it

>   We have a client who owns what they call a "fleet" of SNAP servers

> time they had about 16TB on the road on any given weekday.

Yikes, brings new meaning to the term "Our System Crashed."  Wonder
what the insurance is on something like that....


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