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Re: backup strategies



on Tue, May 01, 2001 at 04:47:00PM -0700, Osamu Aoki (debian@aokiconsulting.com) wrote:
> On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 04:11:25PM -0700, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > > The cd solution probably has an advantage, since I could use the cd-writer
> > > for other cd-writing too.
> > 
> >     http://kmself.home.netcom.com/Linux/FAQs/backups.html
> 
> Tape is GOOD thing if you have money.  For work, this is the answer and
> do not look anywhere else.

Used tape is not expensive.  8-12 GB units are available on eBay for <
US$100.  Tape is cheap and reusable.  CDR unit sizes are too small for
current storage capacities.

CDR is OK if you've got it, but I'd advise tape for backup if you're
starting from scratch.

Cheers.

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