[Beowulf] Re: OT: LTO Ultrium (3) throughput?

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Sat Jul 5 08:27:56 EDT 2008


----- "John Hearns" <john.hearns at streamline-computing.com> wrote:

> - the smart thing being that any files which are unchanged since the
> last backup are links to the first copy of the file. So your vault
> size does not grow and grow endlessly. You can roll back to any given
> date.

FWIW BackupPC claims to do the same, extending that to
duplicate copies across multiple machines.  Of course
then you want to be sure that the single copy you have
on disk doesn't go bad.. 

http://backuppc.sourceforge.net/info.html

cheers,
Chris
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