[Beowulf] Re: OT: LTO Ultrium (3) throughput?

Jon Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 5 07:22:09 PDT 2008


what i dont understand is why someone would want to invest in something that
is already quite expensive instead of using a method which is not expensive
and in a way provides double redundency.

On Sat, Jul 5, 2008 at 2:27 PM, Chris Samuel <csamuel at vpac.org> wrote:

>
> ----- "John Hearns" <john.hearns at streamline-computing.com> wrote:
>
> > - the smart thing being that any files which are unchanged since the
> > last backup are links to the first copy of the file. So your vault
> > size does not grow and grow endlessly. You can roll back to any given
> > date.
>
> FWIW BackupPC claims to do the same, extending that to
> duplicate copies across multiple machines.  Of course
> then you want to be sure that the single copy you have
> on disk doesn't go bad..
>
> http://backuppc.sourceforge.net/info.html
>
> cheers,
> Chris
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Jonathan Aquilina
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