[CentOS] CentOS Server Backup Options

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 20:23:45 EDT 2012


On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 7:05 PM, Tilman Schmidt
<t.schmidt at phoenixsoftware.de> wrote:
> 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.

Don't forget to scale that by the number of hard disks you have per
motherboard - they are probably  also your most common component...
And in my experience those failures are clustered within the first few
months or out about 5 years.

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   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com


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