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AW: My Backup Script

From: Markus Schaber <m.schaber_at_3s-software.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 16:11:27 +0200


> Von: Andy Canfield [mailto:andy.canfield_at_pimco.mobi]
> > And make /backup a separate filesystem, preferably on a different host
> > or some disk storage that runs independently from the host.
> In Linux a separate "filesystem" is often another partition on the hard
> disk, and thus not to be trusted too much. For safety an external hard
> disk, flushed, should be good enough. No need for an entire other host.
> Yes?

Only if the external hard disk is only connected via fibre optics cable (SAS or similar) instead of copper cable.

Electrical surges and short-cirquit faults tend to kill the server and the attached hard disks at the same time.

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Markus Schaber

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