[CentOS-virt] LTO tape drives and Bacula for Backups?
Lucas Timm LH
linuxhelper at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 22:08:57 UTC 2010
Let your backup array of hard drives falling down in the floor and try to
restore something later... :p
I haven't this problem with my LTO/DAT tapes. I don't like backups in hard
2010/2/10 Benjamin Franz <jfranz at freerun.com>
> Christopher G. Stach II wrote:
> > ----- "compdoc" <compdoc at hotrodpc.com> wrote:
> >> Combined with disk based network storage, tapes have a place
> >> in IT.
> > Yes, archival storage.
> Concur. You can buy 1TB RAID rated SATA drives (with a 7 year warranty)
> for $150 US from Newegg.
> The strategy I use is build two machines, one on-site and one off-site,
> and use an rsync over ssh network back up strategy. Using nothing except
> off the shelf you can have a complete RAID6 multi-terabyte on and
> offsite backup system with 'deep' retention going back a year ( 7 x
> daily, 5 x weekly, 3 x monthly, 2 x quarterly, 2 x semiannual) for only
> two or three thousand dollars net and no consumables or manual
> intervention except when a new machine is added to the to be backed up
> or if a drive fails.
> Benjamin Franz
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Lucas Timm, Goiânia/GO.
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