[CentOS] CentOS Server Backup Options

Tilman Schmidt t.schmidt at phoenixsoftware.de
Tue Mar 13 20:05:01 EDT 2012


Am 13.03.2012 19:46, schrieb m.roth at 5-cent.us:
> Markus Falb wrote:
>> On 12.3.2012 01:37, Mark LaPierre wrote:
>>> Tape, and tape drives, have a bad reputation.  They are difficult and
>>> time consuming to verify.
>>
>> Harddisks have a bad reputation too. They fail regulary.
>>
> Not that frequently.

I beg to differ. Hard disk failures are by far the most frequent
hardware problem I encounter at work. And those external USB drives
people are so fond of for backup are certainly not better than
typical server drives in that respect.


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