[CentOS] CentOS Server Backup Options
markus.falb at fasel.at
Tue Mar 13 18:26:33 UTC 2012
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.
Anyway, I would not feel comfortable about backing up data residing on a
harddisk to another harddisk. I believe that a backup media has to
provide different characteristics than the original media. An incident
that harms original should not harm the backup.
What about if a firmware bug destroys all data on day XXX on all
harddisks ? Well, extra paranoid maybe and of course I have not thought
of all possible things that *could* happen.
Kind Regards, Markus Falb
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