Re: snapshot.d.o backup Was: [snapshot/master] Add a datapoint
Silly me just now realized that you are also a part of the DSA team, so
you would know better on the availability of backup space etc.
And anyways it is 'not of my business' -- just wanted to help possibly
securing data of s.d.o
Meanwhile, browsing dsa.d.o I even ran into an outstanding wishlist
about s.d.o on http://dsa.debian.org/hardware-wishlist/ ;)
On Tue, 25 Sep 2012, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> [ please mail firstname.lastname@example.org instead of my personal Debian account for
> DPL-ish stuff ]
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 09:06:54AM -0400, Yaroslav Halchenko wrote:
> > > Well, it exists in two places. But errors in one might end up affecting
> > > the other. We don't have the resources to have backups on top of
> > > distributing snapshot over two hosts.
> > Since this is quite a precious resource, may be Debian project could
> > spend some liquidity for at least a basic backup?
> Sure: the Project can invest money on that.
> But it is not up to me to decide whether that is actually needed or
> not. snapshot.d.o admins have probably already thought about their
> backup/recovery strategies. Please discuss this matter with them. If
> they resolve money is needed to improve data redundancy and/or easing
> recovery, feel free to get back with me --- better if with a quote ready
> to be evaluated :)
Yaroslav O. Halchenko
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