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Re: Subversion as a File Server backup. 35Gb of data

From: Rudy Godoy Guillén <rudygodoyg_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2008 13:03:29 -0500


2008/7/8 Felipe Marin Cypriano <fmcypriano_at_gmail.com>:

> Hello,
> I'm testing subversion to be the backup system of my file server. What it
> means? I've almost 35Gb stored in file server, every day users change some
> files and I want to backup this changes. So, as I already use svn to control
> versions of my source code, I realized that same version control could be
> used to backup the users changes.
> The idea is to do a commit every night. The user will change the files at
> business hour and the server will commit these changes at night. Only the
> server will access the repository.

I find the scenary a bit prone to give more headaches than be really useful
for your purposes. I'd go for a file-sync-over-net solution such rsync or
the others available.

In fact I wonder why did you didn't tought for a simple cycling backup
solution instead?

Received on 2008-07-08 20:17:43 CEST

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