[linux-lvm] offtopic but ...

Tim tim at connectlive.com
Tue May 14 08:13:01 UTC 2002

>   Exactly.  Keeping everything "live" is not acceptable, regardless of how
> good your storage is.  The latencies involved in accessing offline systems
> is a feature, not a bug: It is much harder to accidentally destroy an
> offline copy than it does to destroy an online one.  If multiple offline
> copies are stored in different locations inside locked vaults, accidental
> destruction becomes very hard indeed.  :-)

More pointedly, so does on-purpose destruction.

    "The most valuable piece of equipment in the darkroom
     is the trash can."
                                  --Ansel Adams

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