Wed, 24 Jul 2002 22:18:29 -0400 (EDT)
On 24 Jul 2002, Derek Atkins wrote:
> Mitch Collinsworth <email@example.com> writes:
> > On 24 Jul 2002, Derek Atkins wrote:
> > > It's very hard to share files off of local disks. You certainly
> > > cannot do so securely. Yes, you can distribute files off of local
> > > disks, but that is not the same thing. Similarly, backups out
> > > of AFS are better and easier than backups off of local disk.
> > Wow. First time I can remember anyone claiming AFS backups are
> > easier than, um, anything! :-)
> Try to backup a Tb of disk space when:
> a) that space is in AFS
> b) that space is distributed across 1000 PCs
> Which do YOU think would be easier?
I guess it depends. If you're talking about backup dump with butc,
then I vote for b).