Re: backup archive format saved to disk
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
On 12/07/06 09:07, Douglas Tutty wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 08:36:39AM -0600, Ron Johnson wrote:
>> On 12/07/06 08:16, Douglas Tutty wrote:
>>> On Wed, Dec 06, 2006 at 09:02:37PM -0600, Reid Priedhorsky wrote:
> Personal data. Design archive size is 80 GB but want it to scale well.
IMO, you're making a mountain out of a molehill.
> What I've found is that for the same money as a DLT tape, I can get a
> 2.5" seagate hard drive. A ruggedized enclosure is $30 (Addonics
> Jupiter). The only cost that corresponds to a tape drive unit is the
> interface cable to connect the drive enclosure. I can keep a USB cable
> in the bank with the archive so that I can use it with any computer, and
> an eSATA cable here (eSATA will _eventually_ be hot plug I hope).
2.5" drives in a plain-old USB enclosure are all you need. Buy 3 of
them. One goes to the bank vault, another to your parents house,
another in your bedroom closet.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Is "common sense" really valid?
For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.5 (GNU/Linux)
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----