how would you backup 1TB of data to dvds?

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Sat Feb 9 18:34:42 UTC 2008

Steven Stern wrote:

> | I would not.  If you factor in your time to split all that into DVD
> | size chunks and then individually burn them, it's cheaper to go out
> | and buy a 1 TB portable storage device and backup to it.  They aren't
> | that expensive anymore.
> As a matter of fact, there are some deals at Newegg today on 1 to 1.5TB
> external drives

Or, if the 1TB isn't quite full or the data will compress a bit, you can 
find external 750GB drives even cheaper.  I'd get a couple of these, 
compress the data, and rotate them offsite.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at

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