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I have recently been checking into a service called
crashplan(crashplan.com). They have windows, osx, linux and open
They claim backups for a single computer is $54/yr.
Any computer in the home is $100/yr.
They also state they will backup a NAS.
I haven't tried them yet but it might be of interest to some of you out
Do any of you have any experience with them?
On 06/16/2010 11:17 AM, Mark Wright wrote:
> I back up to my Moms mac mini. Deja - Dup will take an ip address and
> port. I had to mess with her dsl modem/router to get through it but it
> wasn't too hard.
> I was just using a usb disk but my mom bought a new Mac (she'd been
> using Ubuntu for years on free hardware) and I wanted to get her on a
> backup schedule. I though I could have Apples backup software point to
> a PC at my house and then realized that I could do the same with my
> So we are protected from fire flood (she's on a hill) and wind but not a
> nuclear attack.
> Amazon does look like a good deal if you don't have a friend willing to
> open a port to you. The pricing is a bit hard to understand but looks
> cheap. I backup 1.5 gig off my desktop and I think Amazons price works
> out to about .30 a month with .01 per query or update. So $3.65 for
> daily backups of .30 a month of data is only about another $3.60 per
> year. === $7.25 per year?? You cant beat that with a USB stick. Am I
> reading this right?
> I set up some folks on Carbonite at $55 a year and actually that seems
> pretty reasonable. Except carbonite only caters to the dark side
> (closed side) of the world at the moment.
> Mark Wright
> m.perry.wright at gmail.com <mailto:m.perry.wright at gmail.com>
> On Jun 16, 2010, at 8:47 AM, Scott Castaline wrote:
>> On 06/15/2010 10:15 PM, Mark Wright wrote:
>>> I use in on Ubuntu 9.10. I backs up every thing, pictures, music,
>>> documents for free.
>>> Mark Wright
>>> m.perry.wright at gmail.com <mailto:m.perry.wright at gmail.com>
>> Which server do you use? The default seems to be Amazon S3. Does
>> anyone else use it, if so do you have any opinions as to which server is
>> the better one price/performance/reliability/security?
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