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Re: Recommended tape backup software - tape vs disk

On Mon, May 20, 2002 at 12:10:34AM -0700, Peter Whysall wrote:
> On Mon, 2002-05-20 at 06:22, Alvin Oga wrote:
> > 		--- if the disks is raid5'd ... give one disk
> > 		--- to each of the CEO/CFO/CTO/foo/bar and no one user
> > 		--- has all the data... no way for stealing corp secrets
> That's innovative, but impractical.

    No, it's a great idea, but you can do the same thing even more
    safely with tapes. 

> A terabyte is 10 AIT-3 tapes. How many disks is it?

    10 120 gig IDE drives. 

    Each with lots of electronics to fail. 

My last cigarette was roughly 28 days, 16 hours, 37 minutes ago.

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