Ask stupid questions and you'll get a stupid answers, was: Technological advantages over Linux

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at
Fri Jul 24 20:01:31 UTC 2020

On Fri, 24 Jul 2020 14:09:15 -0400
Aryeh Friedman <aryeh.friedman at> wrote:

> spent 7 weeks denying that it was needed because they did block level disk
> backups (I would love to hear from any DBA who would trust such
> backups!!!)

	Well so long as it streamed all changes to the backup in real time
and was guaranteed never to lose a block no matter what then I might trust
it for hot swap purposes but not for disaster recovery.

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at>

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