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Re: Repository over Raid?

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2005-04-07 11:00:21 CEST

On Thursday 07 April 2005 01:24, Martin A. Brooks wrote:
> Patrick Burleson wrote:
> > I think the implication here is a full backup every time a commit
> >
> >happens would be the whole 30GB.
> I should have more more explicit, that's exactly what I meant.
> Incremental backups are fine usually, but rely on having one base
> backup that's known good. If for any reason that backup becomes
> corrupt you, in omst cases, may as well throw your incrementals away,
> too.

Completely understandable. Keep in mind you can probably get some extra
compression out of it as well. We've seen on the order of 10-20% when
running 'svnadmin dump --deltas --incremental' on our repositories.


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