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SearchEnterpriseLinux: How to Avoid Common Red Hat Admin Goofs

Aug 27, 2004, 03:30 (6 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

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"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..."

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