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.