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On 06/16/2010 11:24 AM, Robert Coggins wrote:
> I have recently been checking into a service called
> crashplan(crashplan.com).  They have windows, osx, linux and open
> solaris clients.
>
> 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
> there.
>
> Do any of you have any experience with them?
>
> Rob
>
> 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
>> backups.
>>
>> 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?
>>
>> http://aws.amazon.com/s3/#pricing
>>
>> 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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hmm, sounds interesting, I'll have to check them out.