Backup media choices for FreeBSD servers

Olivier Nicole on at
Tue Apr 24 05:08:22 UTC 2007

> Since tapes get expensive and disks are relatively cheap I went out and
> bought a 300 GB USB disk drive for about $90.00. Right now I have amanda
> configured to back things up onto 6 "virtual tapes" each of about 40GB,

USB is a nice and cheap solution, as long as you don't have too much
data to back-up every time.

If you have 40GB per day, that would take 10 hours... a bit too much


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