[K12OSN] BackupPC

Mark Gumprecht gumprechtm at msln.net
Tue Jan 11 19:11:00 UTC 2005

I'm in the process of replacing my tapes with backuppc machines and 
using cdrw's for off site storage.

Mark Cockrell wrote:

> Just a quick advertisement for BackupPC.  After Les Mikesell's 
> frequent recommendations of BackupPC, I decided to give it a try.  For 
> anyone else out there who might have been saying "Hmm, I may look into 
> that some day.", do it now!  It's an amazingly effective and simple 
> product.  I'm seriously considering chunking my $4000+ HP tape system 
> now.  For half of that I put together a big, fat RAID array and am now 
> getting over 10 times the storage capacity (thanks partly to 
> BackupPC's pooling system), and it's much faster to boot.  I can't say 
> enough good things about it.

Mark Gumprecht
Data Systems Specialist
Unity, Maine
gumprechtm at msln.net

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