[TriLUG] Online Cloud Offsite Backup
johnbrier at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 00:04:46 EST 2009
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> Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2009 22:57:09 -0500
> From: bak <bak at picklefactory.org>
> Subject: Re: [TriLUG] Online Cloud Offsite Backup
> To: Triangle Linux Users Group General Discussion <trilug at trilug.org>
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> I love rsync.net. $.80 / GB / month (though the more, the cheaper) --
> but you get to use rsync. So block-level backups, checksum comparison
> instead of just datestamps and filenames, and unlimited bandwidth. Plus
> they're responsive and rock solid. For fun you can read the founder's
> blog at http://blog.kozubik.com/ for FreeBSD boosterism and some
> trenchant criticism of "cloud" hype.
> I like Amazon S3 and s3sync.rb for files that I don't expect to change
> much, if ever, like the photo library. Amazon charges for bandwidth in
> and out, but it's overall cheaper.
> Things like Jungle Disk that just build on top of S3 freak me out a bit
> -- an abstraction on top of an abstraction. Let me get in there and muck
> with it myself. :)
Hey, his blog is really good, thanks for pointing it out.
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