Re: New Debian net install on a SATA server?
RAID != Backup!!!
RAID = if you write bad data to one disk, you get it everywhere.
Backup = If you write bad data to a disk, you can roll back to it.
Nate Duehr, email@example.com
On Aug 23, 2004, at 7:07 AM, Volker Tanger wrote:
On Mon, 23 Aug 2004 07:00:37 -0500 "Penbrock" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
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