SearchEnterpriseLinux: How to Avoid Common Red Hat Admin Goofs
Aug 27, 2004, 03:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jan Stafford)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Jan
Stafford for this link. ]
"What's one of the most neglected tasks of system
administration, and why?
"Sobell: Backups. Backups are most neglected by
admins of small systems because they are expensive to do right.
DVDs are too small to back up even a workstation hard disk, and
decent tape drives cost more than a small enterprise's server.
Removable hard disks are cheap but fragile. The easiest solution is
not to bother. However, I don't think this is a mistake that many
people make twice..."