[nycbug-talk] off site backup

Jerry B. Altzman jbaltz
Sun Oct 30 20:28:21 EST 2005

On 10/30/2005 5:00 PM, alex at pilosoft.com wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Oct 2005, Jerry B. Altzman wrote:
> That really depends. Keep in mind, 10000 hours = 1 year. There are certain
> drives that die after 10k hours, not 200k (75GXP, maxtor 6E series, etc). 
> Unfortunately, only painful experience can teach you that certain drives 
> are junk...

Yes, that's why they advertise *mean* time between failures...

>>15k rpm SCSI?
> In that case, cost of media for tape is 1/10th of cost of 15k rpm scsi ;)

Everything has its cost, yes...

> -alex

jerry b. altzman  jbaltz at 3phasecomputing.com  +1 718 763 7405

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