Re: tapes best for backup?
On 01/04/08 12:24, Paul Cartwright wrote:
On Fri January 4 2008, Ron Johnson wrote:
So I wasn't trying to denigrate your 7GB of important data, but to
express that, in today's world, tape would be a radically cost-
inefficient means of storing only 7GB.
so, what would be a good method..
say for instance MY system. my /home is 164 Gb, with 50 Gb free, so I've used
110 Gb. Right now I do the rsync to a 500Gb Mybook USB drive. But I don't
keep the drive connected, so I don't do it often enough..
It took a near disaster at our company for Upper Management to go
from "daily database backups are vital" being an easily-bypassed
slogan to actual etched-in-stone policy.
So, how much of that 114GB is Really Important, important enough to
spend regular time, effort & money to ensure it's survival?
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
"I'm not a vegetarian because I love animals, I'm a vegetarian
because I hate vegetables!"