Re: bkbits.net is down
Andrew Ryan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 30 Jun 2003 10:16:21 -0500
On Sun, Jun 29, 2003 at 03:14:25PM +0200, Daniel Egger wrote:
> > 5MB/Sec is faster than MOST tapes drivs ? Or ???
> > If you are talking older scsi-2 or 1 drives yes .
> > But on a properly tuned system any of the newer tape drives s/b
> > able beat that hands down .
> To cite a popular manufacturer directly from the homepage:
> "... and a data transfer rate of up to 5 megabytes per second"
> Please note the "up to" and that this drive is an affordable latest
> generation ADR streamer.
While a little expensive, LTO drives can do 15MB/sec native. Even if
bkbits does have 2 or 3 backup sites, it is still a good idea to have a tape
backup of the data.
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