how would you backup 1TB of data to dvds?

Valent Turkovic valent.turkovic at
Sat Feb 9 22:03:47 UTC 2008

Frank Cox wrote:
> On Sat, 09 Feb 2008 22:33:00 +0100
> Valent Turkovic <valent.turkovic at> wrote:
>> You see, there are some of us who don't have money or don't want to give 
>> it and are willing to find a different solution :)
> Ah, but these days I back up my systems to an Intel SS-4000E fileserver.  And on
> my old BBS, I got a Colorado tape backup system pretty much as soon as they
> became available.
> Point being, something like your scheme might do as a very short-term solution,
> but it won't take very long before you're looking for a real backup solution
> that doesn't take so much effort.  Or you will start looking for excuses to not
> do your backup on the original schedule you had planned.
> All of my backups are done for me, automatically and painlessly, overnight.
> It took a bit of effort (and yes, a few dollars) to set things up this way but
> I wouldn't have it any other way, now.

Bluray burners are also coming down in price... I like that also as an 

I don't want to use tape.


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