Re: [Nolug] Backing up linux

From: Dustin Puryear <>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 13:40:46 -0600
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RAID5 is okay so long as you aren't trying to backup a huge number of
hosts at the same time due to RAID5's inherit performance issues. For a
small to medium sized network my guess is you would be okay.

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Chris Jones wrote:
> We usually use dell so we'll most likely be using a perc with raid5.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Mischa D. Krilov" <>
> To:
> Sent: 2/15/08 12:44 PM
> Subject: Re: [Nolug] Backing up linux
> You probably want to strongly consider RAIDing your backup machine. I
> don't have any recent suggestions for what kind of RAID card to use,
> though.
> Mischa
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