I would normaly go for DLT. They will average about 240MB/Min.
The only drawback is the cost of the tapes i got them for about IR£80 a pop
18 Months ago
Duribility is not a question with them. Apart from the normal backup program
I run a lunch time backup where I stream all of our active projects and the
database off to tape which I have used the same tape every day and I have
never seen a media error on this tape.
Therefore it a tape is in a two week rotation I maintain that you should get
about 5 years out or each or them. ( I still intent to retire the tapes
after 2 years)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Flynn" <pflynn at imbolc.ucc.ie>
To: <cork at linux.ie>
Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2001 3:05 PM
Subject: [CLUG] tape drives
> I'm in the market for a few tape drives for backup on machines that
> now have disks too big for CDs to make sense.
>> I've had poor experiences with Travan drives (but I'm willing to
> be persuaded either way). I've used a lot of those DDS-90 tapes
> (are they DAT?) which seem to be very robust.
>> Requirements: min capacity 24Gb if possible, preferably SCSI.
>> Does anyone have positive or negative suggestions as to what to
> go for or not?
> Cork maillist - Cork at linux.ie>http://www.linux.ie/mailman/listinfo/cork>
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