Re: Recommended Linux Backup
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>>> You're kidding,right? Back up the data to more than 900 Dual
>>> Layer DVDs? Admittedly they are cheap, but... no, thanks.
>> It depends on the consequences of data loss. If they are severe,
>> there should have several live copies at different locations and
>> providers or at least two offline copies, preferably one with
> Then I would use multiple hard drive sets. Hard drives cost as little
> as $.073 per Gigabyte, can read and write upwards of 75 MB/sec, and can
> store up to 2 TB (soon 3 TB) in a space 1" x 3.5" x 6". By comparison,
> DVDs cost about $.11 per Gigabyte, usually cannot read or write more
> than 10 MB/sec, and take up easily 5 or 6 times the space per Terabyte.
... and DVDs can not be reused as often/reliably as hard disks.
Three nations have not officially adopted the International System
of Units as their primary or sole system of measurement: Burma,
Liberia, and the United States.
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