[Beowulf] Data Destruction

John Hearns hearnsj at gmail.com
Thu Sep 30 07:51:40 UTC 2021

I once had an RMA case for a failed tape with Spectralogic. To prove it was
destroyed and not re-used I asked the workshop guys to put it through a
bandsaw, then sent off the pictures.

On Wed, 29 Sept 2021 at 16:47, Ellis Wilson <ellis at ellisv3.com> wrote:

> On 9/29/21 11:41 AM, Jörg Saßmannshausen wrote:
> > If you still need more, don't store the data at all but print it out on
> paper
> > and destroy it by means of incineration. :D
> I have heard stories from past colleagues of one large US Lab putting
> their HDDs through wood chippers with magnets on the chipped side to
> kill the bits good and dead.  As a storage fanatic that always struck me
> as something I'd have loved to see.
> Best,
> ellis
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