kevin lyda's [kevin at suberic.net] 29 lines of wisdom included:
> ok, i see the following backup solutions:
> there are various versions. uncompressed the best i see is
> 20megs uncompressed.
I have a tape drive that does 30 gig Native sitting right behind me,
DLT goes bigger again.
If you're into serious backups, tapes as far as I'm concerned is the
only way to go. You can quite happily backup terabytes of data to
tape using threads and dynamic parallelism.
A perfect example of this is:
(However this does require specific software so that the threads
work properly, HP's Omniback is one I'm aware of, there may be
A lot of companies nowadays use another method of backing up, much
like prayer, called NBA. An NBA is one of the most easiest and
short-term relaxing ways to do a backup, definately cost effective,
however there are problems with restoration I'm unaware of.
 Non-existent Backup Scheme
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