On Sat, Jun 28, 2003 at 08:14:16PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Sad, 2003-06-28 at 04:19, Larry McVoy wrote:
> > bkbits is 45GB of data and growing. Tapes are completely impractical,
> > that's why we have hot spares.
> Overhot spares included 8).
> Hot spares wont save you always. I've worked at a telco where we lost
> all the disks. the hosts and the hot spares to a PSU failure. The
> replication has a lot going for it 8)
Yup. We're looking at having replicas in at least 2, maybe 3 locations,
one in San Francisco, one in Texas, and one in either North Carolina
or in Oregon. That should cover our butt for a while.
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