[CentOS] Tape drive recommendations
ryl at plasmaequip.com
Tue Mar 27 18:24:32 UTC 2007
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Ken Godee wrote:
> It all really comes down to $ more than compatibility.
> How fast, how big, how much cost for media,
> how much automation (will someone be there to swap tapes?).
> Don't forget about archival purposes.
> Once had a law suit and needed database records from
> several years past. VERY IMPORTANT!
> I can do a bare metal restore of any of our servers
> with tape in around an hour, don't know why it would take days?
It may take days to get a functional bare-metal machine ready.
Even overnight Fedex is still a ~24 hour down time.
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