2008-06-25

Storage : S3 vs. Hard Drive

I looked at Amazon S3 service, but it is still expensive, especially if you plan to just "store" files and not often touch them. For example keeping 500GB would cost $90 per month. Compare to a 500GB Hard Drive that cost less than 60€ ! You may count about $10 per month for electric power, depending on your region.

So I planned to use the Open Source Java client : JetS3t, but abandoned it altogether.

Then I have to check for solutions to replicate the files to friends machines. It wouldn't make sense to me to use RAID mirror. Mirror won't protect against thieves or fire !
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Fedora Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Audio Creation / Music

Hoping to revive the Fedora Audio Creation SIG. (or at least to update/delete a few Wiki pages) The prominent figure in "Fedora Audi...