[CentOS] Tape drive recommendations
jlb17 at duke.edu
Tue Mar 27 14:57:31 UTC 2007
On Tue, 27 Mar 2007 at 10:48am, Mailing Lists wrote
> I have 15 or so CentOS servers (now v4.4, I will upgrade them all to 5 when
> it comes out) and a few windows machines. I am looking to implement a
> network backup solution using Amanda.
> I will be backing up 200 gig or so to start, but that will grow.
> Does anyone have any recommendations on tape drives that will work "out of
> the box" with CentOS?
Most all SCSI tape drives will work with a minimum of hassle -- what you
go with depends mainly on budget and backup window. I currently use both
AIT3 and LTO3, and like them quite a lot. LTO3 is probably overkill for
you, but you may want to look at LTO or LTO2.
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