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Re: [DotGNU]SourceForge drifting

From: Bill Lance
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]SourceForge drifting
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2001 10:35:45 -0800 (PST)

--- Matthew Copeland <address@hidden>
> This is the reason that most larger organizations
> ship backups to secure
> remote backup locations.  So what do you think about
> the other idea of
> distributing data around?  The problem with trusting
> a lot of small
> organizations is that they often don't provide
> remote backups, and so if
> the site goes down because of the situations you
> have described and your
> project is housed there, you are still up the creek.
>  If you distribute
> the data among multiple sites, it is more likely to
> not be lost in the
> face of the lack of funds.
> Matthew M. Copeland

I would think that a properly designed distrbiuted
data repository would include inherant redundancy and
'backups' would not be an issue (although physical
backups may be part of any one node management, but
not of the data base as a whole).  Think of it as a
RAID system in the netcloud.

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