david at cantrell.org.uk
Mon Nov 5 19:17:52 GMT 2007
On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 12:33:07AM +0000, Bruce Richardson wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 04, 2007 at 11:04:27PM +0000, Chris Benson wrote:
> > Another is that with 1TB disks now under gbp200, it will be a lot
> > cheaper to setup a backup system -- if I ignore the cost of the few
> > hundred hours of my time.
> If you put a lot of backups on one disk, they're all vulnerable to a
> single hardware failure.
But probably not at the same time as the disks that you're backing up.
> It's an improvement, but not as much as people
> sometimes think.
Sure. Unfortunately no-one can afford perfect backups.
David Cantrell | Godless Liberal Elitist
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