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Re: [SLUG] hard drive failure, back-up, and other unhappiness


On Thu, Mar 06, 2008 at 02:05:49PM +1100, Amos Shapira wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 1:27 PM, Alex Samad <alex@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >  Its a case of horse for courses.  My setup. I have 3 server, 2 at my
> >  place. 1 primary file server, files copied over to the second server.
> >  The second server copies its files over to the third server which is
> >  offsite. All disk space is raid1 (or better - used to use raid5)
> 
> While discussing backup (and off-site backup) strategies, here is
> something that sounds like just what I'd like to suggest my workplace
> to use to keep the comapny's jewels at an even safer place:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/linux-il@xxxxxxxxxxxxx/msg51032.html
> 
> (Summary - use a simple script to store encypted incremental daily
> backups on Amazon's S3).

Here's blog article listing a bunch of s3 backup tools.

    A List of Amazon S3 Backup Tools
    http://jeremy.zawodny.com/blog/archives/007641.html

You can even do it with linux fuse.

In the comments there are some links to dedicated non-s3
backup services.

Matt