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

Hans Zaunere lists at zaunere.com
Sat Nov 22 08:55:25 EST 2008


What's amazing is that someone has an email from a year ago - already well
backed up?  :)

I use these guys for personal and server backups:

http://raidarray.net/

H


> -----Original Message-----
> From: talk-bounces at lists.nyphp.org [mailto:talk-
> bounces at lists.nyphp.org] On Behalf Of Leam Hall
> Sent: Saturday, November 22, 2008 7:10 AM
> To: NYPHP Talk
> Subject: Re: [nycphp-talk] Anyone using Amazon S3 for backup?
> 
> 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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