cvs commit: src/sys/geom geom_ccd.c
wkb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Sat Aug 23 05:20:34 PDT 2003
On Sat, Aug 23, 2003 at 09:28:15AM +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <20030822214841.22D7D2A8C1 at canning.wemm.org>, Peter Wemm writes:
> >Peter Jeremy wrote:
> >> On Fri, Aug 22, 2003 at 04:24:43AM -0700, Paul Saab wrote:
> >> >This was done with a 12 port 3ware with 12x250gig (really 232.88GB)
> >> >disks all in 3U.
> >> How are you going to back it up?
> >You haven't seen the tape silo that I saw on wednesday :-). It impressed
> >the hell out of me, even with my hard-core hardware cynic hat on.
> >I *think* it was this beastie:
> >144,000 tape cartridges per silo
> >28.8 PetaBytes storage per silo
> >100TB per hour backup capacity
> >I want one for home so that I can back up my mail inbox :-)
> I was lightly involved in seeing ICMWF move their four silos. They had
> six of their operators spend an entire day moving tapes in wheelbarrows
> from one room to the next :-)
> Once you get into that amount of storage you either have two copies
> already or you live with your losses.
Losses == bankruptcy (in a lot of cases ;)
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