classiccmp server hardware

From: David Woyciesjes <>
Date: Tue Oct 12 10:04:17 2004

David V. Corbin wrote:

>>>>Has anyone mentioned that if the OS or hardware or horrid
>>>>software goes astray and writes crap all over the disk,
>>>>RAID doesn't save you but the 'periodic rsync' approach does?
>>>>- John
> I would be inclined to phrase that as "May" save you, rather than "Will".
> On the other hand, if there is any failure of the primary between "rsync's",
> then the secondary WILL be incomplete (or otherwise wrong) and content WILL
> be effected.
> is a matter of tradeoffs.
        Of course, you could always combine RAID (either HW or SW) and the
rsync approach. Space and money permitting, of course

---   Dave Woyciesjes
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