[mythtv-users] Options for Backing up Myth data

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Dec 6 19:58:18 UTC 2010

>> I do backup chunks every month or so and keep the other drives
>> offsite so I'll never have a totally destructive failure, however a
>> day to day strategy would frankly just work out either too expensive
>> or too labour intensive to be practicable.  RAID6 with a hot spare
>> minimises the risk factors and that's sufficient for me.
> So you've concluded that hard drives are the best answer today, and even
> they are certainly nor perfect.
> Seems like there ought to be a better answer, given how many people have
> a need.

I think this is the best answer for users with greater than 100GB and
less than 20TB in a non business environment. With less than 100GB I
think the online backup services become a possibility. And greater
than 20TB or in a business I would go LTO3/4/5 tape.


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