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Re: New Debian net install on a SATA server?

On Mon, 23 Aug 2004 07:00:37 -0500 "Penbrock" <penbrock@penbrock.com>
> 	For backups is RAID the best way to go? For this server it is
> 	more important to be able to restore the data then to have the
> 	system back up and running in seconds. I hear allot of people
> 	saying to just make the second drive an image of the first and
> 	then run an hourly cron job to copy the/home/ directories?

yes - best locally *AND* to "warm standby" backup servers (placed at
different locations spread over the campus) that is mirroring the data
and performing its own backup.

See http://www.mikerubel.org/computers/rsync_snapshots/ for ideas of 
HD-based backup/mirror.


Volker Tanger
ITK Security

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