bjoern.seifert at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 15:35:16 UTC 2007
> > Depending on how often you backup, because flash drives have a limited
> > number of write cycles.
> Yeah, but isn't that usually figured in terms of thousands (or tens of
> thousands)? Which makes it considerably more reusable than a CD-RW!
> I'd think that a flash drive would tend to make an excellent backup medium,
> since backup is - with best practice - a low frequency task.
And if you use a backup with diffs like Matthew said in the now called
"Backup part 2"-thread, there won't be much sectors rewritten every
time you backup because you keep the old versions and only add things
that changed since the last backup.
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