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Re: [linux-lvm] Re: [lvm-devel] [ANNOUNCE] LVM reimplementationre ady for beta testing



On Fri, Feb 01, 2002 at 11:02:18AM +0100, STEFANG(GMX) wrote:
> Hallo list,
> 
> on Fre, 01 Feb 2002, Heinz J . Mauelshagen (mauelshagen sistina com) wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 03:05:56PM -0500, Jeff Layton wrote:
> [...]
> > > I've worked with Kevin a few months ago on using EVMS
> > > to recover a filesystem ontop of LVM when a disk went
> > > south and we had no backups
> > 
> > It is quite intersting how many people don't take backups even though
> > almost everybody claims to know that backups are crucial and some of them
> > know that they are still, even though they might have RAID in place.
> 
> You cannot replace Backups with a RAID system...

Which is exactly my point above ;-)

RAID DOES NOT REPLACE BACKUPS!

> a RAID system is
> just fine to help you in cas of a hardware failure, but if a disk
> driver/user/hacker goes wild you are in big trouble 'cause the data
> is gone on all disks.  I had the very same discussion in many
> companies; the MBA guys try to tell you there is no need for a
> backup (Backup is essentially an unneeded "loss center" for them)
> since they have installed a RAID system... ;-)
> 
> CU,
>    Stefan
> -- 
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> 
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> 
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