cloud archival data storage
charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Thu Sep 6 12:10:24 MDT 2012
On Thu, 6 Sep 2012 11:50:12 -0600
Merrill Oveson <moveson at gmail.com> wrote:
> 3) Storage method. You make a request to get your data, then it takes
> 3 to 5 hours. Can you look thru your data before you choose to
> download something?
Maybe that's why it's called Glacier. Not a good name for a computer
> I've been using external hard drives for archival data storage.
> 1) many drives after a year or two
You must have a lot more data than I do.
> 2) forced to plug in each drive to find the data
Use an archiving and indexing program like Amanda.
> 3) external drives fail, get lost, get broken and "Where did I put the
> powersupply for this?"
Use 3.5" external drives. They run off the USB 5V supply.
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