Mailinglist Archive: opensuse (4547 mails)

< Previous Next >
Re: [SLE] common backup strategy
  • From: Michael George <george@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 12:51:44 -0400
  • Message-id: <20040510165143.GA18665@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, May 10, 2004 at 04:34:00PM +0000, pinto wrote:
> On Monday 10 May 2004 13:57, Michael George wrote:
> > Then for a long time I
> > didn't have to worry about tape backups.  Do simple stuff with home and
> > work machines, Zip disks, etc.
> ____________________________
>
> ~ just my mileage . . .
>
> ~ use cron, to back up every hour, to a separate partition.
>
> ~ my system is about 5,2 gig ~ <rync> backup usually takes about 5 minutes.

Yes, rsync is going to be a part of the plan, but this type of backup does not
allow us to go back a day, week, or more. That is why we need the archival
qualities of tape.

Thanks for your input!

--
-M

There are 10 kinds of people in this world:
Those who can count in binary and those who cannot.

< Previous Next >
References