Subject: Re: more st wierdness
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Matthew Jacob <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/09/1997 06:53:42
>From email@example.com Sat Nov 8 23:50:00 1997
>According to Matthew Jacob:
>>It won't even have to be compressed. In 8200 mode you'll get, what is it- 1GB,
>>in 8500 mode you'll get 5GB
>Uh for a 8200 you should get 2.3GB on a standard tape.
That's why I said 'what is it' - I couldn't remember that.
>>. Compression should close to double that.
>Not in the "real world", for a compressing exabyte you get closer to
>1.5:1 on a normal system backup. FWIW a compressing DLT seems to get
>much closer to 2:1 but not everyone can afford one of those ;-)
Yes, I did mean that. When I was at Legato it was pretty close to 2:1
for a lot of the backups I was seeing.