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Old 02-02-2011, 05:10 PM   #1
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LXer: Does SAN Make Tape Backups Obsolete?


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Itís time to toss tape in favor of SAN for reliable backup and restore solutions. Donít forget to update your resume on your way out to the dumpster with those tapes.

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Old 02-02-2011, 05:33 PM   #2
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Had to look up SAN; apparently I eventually came to this:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Storage_area_network

Sounds like a good plan. The ultimate question: Does it store as much as tapes?
 
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The ultimate question: Does it store as much as tapes?
The ultimate question is how to implement off site storage economically relative to tape costs.
 
  


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