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Re: [ma-linux] tape libraries and amanda

Subject: Re: [ma-linux] tape libraries and amanda
From: Eric Dantan Rzewnicki
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2005 12:32:50 -0500
On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 11:35:47AM -0500, John Jasen wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Jan 2005, Eric Dantan Rzewnicki wrote:
> >Since backups came up as the other side of protecting your data and
> >availability in the recent discusion on raid, I am interested in the
> >experiences of the sysadmins here with various tape technologies and
> >libraries with an eye toward choosing a replacement for our failed
> >exabyte 220.
> I really like AIT tapes. Others here really like LTO. Qualstar makes good 
> libraries, as does Overland (?) if I recall.
> >At the same time we are moving from arkeia to amanda for managing
> >backups. Any words of wisdom from those who have used amanda?
> Amanda is a little annoying to set up and configure, but once running, is 
> really cool and hard to screw up. :)

well ... it can't possibly be more annoying than arkeia which is easy to
screw up once you thought you had it set up and configured ...
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