Re: OT Tape backup recomendations
On Mon, 3 Nov 2003, David Purton wrote:
> Our ancient tape drive died and we need to get a new backup system
> What are debian users recommendations for backups?
> We are a small business and back up about 15GB on a weekly basis, with
> daily differentials inbetween.
get a similar/identical tape drive ... so all your old archives
still is readable ... and media is recyclable and usable
if you get a new (different) tape drive
a) you will also need new tapes
b) all your old tapes are kapputtt
- you cannot freely move different tape media around
onto different tape drives
start looking at used "tape drive stores" and your equivalent of ebay