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[nycphp-talk] Anyone using Amazon S3 for backup?

Edward Potter edwardpotter at gmail.com
Sat Nov 22 08:48:44 EST 2008


Followup:

The Amazon CTO is know as one of the smartest guy in the biz. If you
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Werner Vogels
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On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 8:42 AM, Edward Potter <edwardpotter at gmail.com> wrote:
> One software space offered us a backup combo for $1000 per year for a
> client biz. We went for A3 and Jungle Disk for .85 cents a month.
> What depression?  :-) e
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> On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 7:09 AM, Leam Hall <leam at reuel.net> wrote:
>> Old thread that comes to mind as we're down-sizing at home. I can do
>> almost everything on my laptop and check in to a remote SVN but my wife
>> is a photographer and needs a place to store her images that are not yet
>> edited for SmugMug. I can easily see 60G by the end of the year, and
>> given that she's a good and prolific photographer, more as it goes.
>>
>> One idea is a "distributed amoungst friends" netowrk where I set up some
>> servers in other people's houses and share space in trade for power and
>> connectivity. Another is the S3 thing from Amazon, but as noted the lack
>> of rsync is an issue. My wife's Mac could probably be set up to do
>> something besides ftp, once we find a location to put stuff.
>>
>> Any more current ideas?
>>
>> Leam
>>
>> On Thu, 2008-01-24 at 12:23 -0500, Rob Marscher wrote:
>>> On Jan 18, 2008, at 1:35 PM, Cliff Hirsch wrote:
>>> > Is anyone using Amazon S3 for backup?
>>>
>>>
>>> Here's an oft-referenced article by Jeremy Zawodny:
>>> http://jeremy.zawodny.com/blog/archives/007624.html
>>>
>>>
>>> I personally have only used S3 for serving/storing media and haven't
>>> done so on a very large scale yet.
>>>
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