[ILUG] Cheap tape drives
kenn at linux.ie
Mon Mar 18 19:39:45 GMT 2002
On Mon, Mar 18, 2002 at 05:32:38PM +0000, Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Mar 2002, Wynne, Conor wrote:
> > I think a good setup [for the uncle] will be RAID 1 for system,
> > RAID5 or maybe raid 0+1 for the paranoid. DAT or maybe AIT aswell
> > as CDbackups [CDR not CDRW]. Its a very small office.
> but he's got 100G+ of data to backup.. (he's got a little server with
> 3 50G IDE disks, and his new desktop PC came with a 70GB disk)
> with DAT he's going to have spend significant amount of time each
> evening or morning changing tapes.
Worse again. He'll end up going over the 20% rated duty cycle for
the drives and they'll wear themselves out. Believe me, it happens...
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