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[petro@corp.vendio.com: Re: [linux-lvm] Drive gone bad, now what?]

On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 01:41:21PM -0800, Brian J. Murrell wrote:
>> On Tue, 2003-10-28 at 16:05, John Stoffel wrote:
>> > But moving that much data in a short amount of time isn't always easy.
>> Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon full of tapes
>> hurtling down the highway.
>>                                          Andrew Tannenbaum

>    Yes, but it takes *DAYS* to write that many tapes. 

   The context of the station-wagon remark is from the infancy of the 
internet (56Kbps lines linking hubs) and a discussion of thebest way 
to move data from one data center to another.  Remember back in those
days you had somewhere between 5 and 50 tape drives in your data center.
  <scw> been there done that

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