[CentOS] Tape drive recommendations

John Plemons john at mavin.com
Wed Mar 28 21:12:00 UTC 2007

Try this link, heck you might just come up with a deal....


Check out the HP Ultrium...

Some of there stuff is damaged and junk, but if you stick with their new 
stuff, many times you can make out....


Mailing Lists wrote:
> OK - Thanks for all the great advice!
> Based on what I have read, I think I will build a backup server with a 
> big RAID array, back up to the array each night, and then copy the 
> array off to tape during the day.
> To keep costs down, I think LTO-1 will work well with the RAID array.  
> I don't mind running over to more than one tape per day.
> Can I ask which drives everyone likes?
> I found a Tandberg drive for the right price ($740 brand new).  The 
> drive is the Tandberg LTO1 220LTO (Tandberg part number 3120-01).
> Does anyone have experience with this drive?
> Are there other drives in this price range I should consider?
> Who are your favorite vendors for this type of product?
> Thanks again!
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