[svlug] Backup strategies

hvrietsc@myrealbox.com hvrietsc at myrealbox.com
Fri Oct 4 19:56:26 PDT 2002


and if you poor some coffe on your box then both disks will be gone...
backup is all about being safe putting all your eggs in one basket
is not a good idea. go with rsync...

On Fri, Oct 04, 2002 at 06:28:13PM -0700, Drew Bertola wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 04, 2002 at 05:30:08PM -0700, Rick Schultz wrote:
> > Anybody have a backup solution they particularly like?
> 
> I just can't find anything I don't like about rsync.  
> 
> Grab an old box like a pentium 150 or so, pop in a pci ide controller
> (if necessary), a new 100MB IDE hard drive, and a good NIC.  Load
> Linux.  Then run rsync scripts periodically via cron.  You can back up
> a whole lot of data on several boxes that way.  
> 
> If you just have one box to worry about, just tuck in a second hard
> drive and do the same thing locally.
> 
> It's very unlikely that you'll lose both spindels at the same time, so
> it's a good, cheap, and fast backup technique.
> 
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