Backup solutions (was Re: [Box-Admins] Permissions)
casey.obrien.r at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 21:11:02 UTC 2011
I hear you.
self break; memory inspect.
I need to stop posting from a cell phone, is probably the problem.
On Feb 7, 2011, at 12:57 PM, "Ken Causey" <ken at kencausey.com> wrote:
> I said:
>> Your memory is failing.
> Let me nuance this a bit. I certainly did not use the figure of 500GB
> recently. It is possible that I've used that figure in the past as
> there is more than one way to look at this and I could have made a
> mistake and counted the entire filesystem size (including the backups).
> Originally our plan was to support the usual default rsnapshot backup
> plan. IIRC this is
> 6 hourly backups 6 * 2GB = 12 GB
> 7 daily backups 7 * 3GB = 21 GB
> 4 weekly backups 4 * 3GB = 12 GB
> 6 monthly backups 6 * 4GB = 24 GB
> So based on an educated guess this 'full' backup scheme would likely
> come to about 60 (one full, the rest increment)+12+21+12+24 = 129GB.
> Also because the backup does not know why a file is deleted and those
> deleted files remain in the backup until manually deleted, the backup
> continuously grows, this is why the local backup is about 70GB now.
> Anyway, it's entirely possible that I said 500GB at some point in the
> past based on quick estimation and pessimism.
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