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Re: snapshot.d.o backup Was: [snapshot/master] Add a datapoint

Hi Peter,

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 leader@d.o 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 :)

> Cheers.
Yaroslav O. Halchenko
Postdoctoral Fellow,   Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Dartmouth College, 419 Moore Hall, Hinman Box 6207, Hanover, NH 03755
Phone: +1 (603) 646-9834                       Fax: +1 (603) 646-1419
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