[rescue] a 'data' rescue
ploopster at gmail.com
Mon Mar 24 12:22:25 CDT 2008
Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
>> I have almost 10TB of data. That would *so* not work for me, from a
>> cost perspective.
> 4U server, 16 SATA drive bays each with 750GB drives. About $2K in
> hardware if you can get the case cheap enough.
> Cost to host monthly about $125-150 depending the amps it pulls .
> Most web and colocation companies do not care about inbound, they care
> about outbound. If you tell them you are pushing mostly inbound, they
> will let you.
> Will take a few months to fill it though - use rsync with the bandwidth
> limiting command line and you won't even notice it affecting your net
> Might want to do the initial rsync while the machine is still on the
> local network however :-)
I could see that setup running out of space very quickly. (A matter of
months?) I still don't think it would be cost-effective.
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