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> On Sad, 2003-06-28 at 20:38, Dr. David Alan Gilbert wrote:

> > Tapes are a pain; but at the type of 40GB range is it worth considering
> > a pile of external USB/Firewire hard drives?

> I'm testing the USB2 disk idea at the moment. Big problem is performance
> - 5Mbytes/second isnt the best backup rate in the world.

If the issue is the time the backup itself takes, 2 hours isn't a big deal,
it'll finish over a long lunch break. If the issue is having to lock out
write access or otherwise stabilize the actual data for the time it takes to
backup, just stage a copy of the backup to a local disk and then backup to
external disk from there.

DS


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