[unisog] Tape backup solutions

Stan Horwitz stan at temple.edu
Mon Jun 17 15:29:15 GMT 2002

On Mon, 17 Jun 2002, Patrick Darden wrote:

> I think hard drives are cheap enough so you could just use NAS to mirror
> your stuff.  HDs are beginning to get competitive with tapes:

There's still no substitute like a tape backup. Mirroring
works great for real time backups, but if the mirror breaks
due to a software or hardware error, you may have a problem
on your hands when it comes time to restore your filesystem.

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