[ale] Dropbox opinions wanted

Greg Freemyer greg.freemyer at gmail.com
Fri Sep 17 18:05:24 EDT 2010

On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 4:51 PM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Sep 2010, Greg Freemyer wrote:
>> It's the complex words they use.
>> Who would have guessed a "sync" is a folder kept in sync between
>> multiple computers!
> I'm still trying to figure out how this all beats rsync over ssh
> on a server I trust (mine)...  and each computer that uses it
> has a backup from the last time it was synced.

For me it's primarily a remote disaster backup facility.

I like the fact that it is not in Metro Atlanta.

I have about 300GB of backups offsite this way.

That's in addition to running a local rdiff-backup archive of my
fileservers and making tapes monthly I send to Recall.

Maybe I'm paranoid?


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