[CentOS] Re: Compact Flash..

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Mon Jun 9 16:58:10 UTC 2008


on 6-9-2008 3:40 AM Peter Farrell spake the following:
>  I generally will do one of two things in addition to my normal backups.
> 
> 1. run a cron that exports the database, then gzip it - I rsync that
> off to another machine.
> 2. I replicate the database to other machines in the same tier.
> 
> I agree about the CF failure as well. No biggie. I would copy it's
> partition somewhere else once a week for a potential restore of just
> such a failure.
> 
> -Peter
I could see the CF as a faster boot, but it might just be easier to software 
raid 2 drives and not worry about the mix. One drive fails, you swap and 
resync, 2 drives fail, well you did say something about backups!  ;-P


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