[rescue] DLT Tape Changers

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 12:38:59 CST 2006

Kevin Loch wrote:
> Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
>>Hi.  I have this DLT8700 that I put together myself a couple of years 
>>ago, but now I'm starting to outgrow the capacity.  Does anyone know if 
>>any of the newer/current DLT or sDLT drives Just Work(tm) if I were to 
>>graft it into my changer?
> Do you really need to put that much data on tape that often?
> Most folks seem to backup to disk now and only burn
> tapes for offsite disaster recovery.  I'm sure some people
> ship disks for that purpose too.

(This is my own personal setup.)

I can't to keep enough disk running for that.  Plus, I feel better 
having more than one backup set around.

Peace...  Sridhar

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