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GeneralRe: make your own backups! Pin
jschell28-Nov-23 5:07
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dandy7228-Nov-23 8:28
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trønderen28-Nov-23 11:00
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jschell29-Nov-23 4:48
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trønderen29-Nov-23 6:58
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jschell30-Nov-23 5:59
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trønderen wrote:
Tape was considered an outdated technology; certainly not 'the only solution'


In terms of cost and process it was about 20 years ago that a transition became possible.

For the example you gave they were already spending a lot on the existing system and the new system would have also have been expensive. Smaller organizations could not have afforded either solution. And there are many more smaller organizations than larger. So in effect manual tape was the only solution. Even more so since at that point even small companies started increasing the amount of data that was stored digitally (versus paper.)

trønderen wrote:
But it is the same regardless of which backup technology you choose.


Yes but my point was more about the reliance on older back ups. So even if the technology was till accessible the information to use it might no longer exist.
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