[rescue] a 'data' rescue

Sridhar Ayengar 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 
> connection.
> 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.

Peace...  Sridhar

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