[kwlug-disc] Linux friendly Online Storage / Backup

Andrew Sullivan Cant acant at alumni.uwaterloo.ca
Sun Feb 5 11:40:47 EST 2012


Came across this one a little while ago
http://www.tarsnap.com/

Located in Canada(but backed by S3), FLOSS friendly, and openly 
discusses the design choices in building the software and the service.
http://www.daemonology.net/blog/

Run by Colin Percival, who is a FreeBSD developer.

I have not used the service, so cannot comment on it directly, but it 
looks interesting.

Andrew


On 05/02/12 01:27 AM, Colin Mackay wrote:
> Good day fellow LUG members,
>
> I recently (today) had a scare with my backup drive and nearly killed
> all my photos trying to RAID one of my drives...
>
> Anyway, it got me thinking about online storage and I was looking for
> some recommendations from the KWLUG group.  A GUI is alright, but I'd
> prefer a command line tool to run nightly backups that can be resumed
> each night if it runs too long.
>
>
> Can anyone recommend an online storage company?
>
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