[ris-int] Re: [Fwd: backup bottlenecks and possible improvements]
Gerard Leurs gerard at ripe.net
Tue Sep 6 17:15:45 CEST 2005
Dear all.. > > space. A comparison tells me that if we convert from gzip to bzip2, we > > would save something like 25% of the space. This is only 100 Gbyte or > > so, but nice to have. Nice idea, but saving only 100GB is not much on a 1.6TB filesystem. And it is not a real solution to the diskspace-problem I was talking about. One extra concern: if you do so we will have 300GB of gzipped files on the backupserver, and 200GB of bzipped2 files. And as a result we do not have any space anymore on the backupserver. And that is exactly what I/ops is trying to solve. Pls do not do this on your own and consult ops before actually planning this! Gerard.
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