[CentOS] Backup solution to backup /var/spool/imap above 150GB data

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Thu Feb 25 12:33:32 UTC 2010


On 02/24/2010 07:44 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> Err.. raid is NOT backup solution.
>
> Neither is a snapshot in another location on the same machine.

Thats not true, raid is an online setup - different location could be 
point in time, and on blockdev;s that dont share user access load. Which 
in turn makes it easier to do intensive complete backups to offsite 
without impacting user level of service the machine can deliver, amongst 
other things[1].

Dont compare apples to banana's and call them oranges.

- KB

[1] Changeset and data/system model over time relation mapping for an 
adaptive system sizing feedback loop! ( how'se that for buzzword 
injection! )



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