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January Backup - SoYouStart ARM

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  1. Colin

    Colin Premium Member Premium Member

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    I was hunting around for another backup to pull rsnapshot's too, like backupsy.

    Whilst not using centos, I found these ARM options:
    The server for all your projects - So you Start

    SYS did have an arm lab earlier last year, crazy core counts for very few $.
    The pricing is, or was ARM's great point, along with low power requirements, trade off is processing speed... There was a openstack provider who had arm options, but priced it the same as intel; then dropped it as no demand... funny that.

    Anyhow, on the ARM backups units, any thoughts?

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    ARM-2T    Cortex A9 ARMv7 2c    1 GHz 2 GB    2 TB   
    £9.17 ex. VAT (or £11.00 incl. VAT)
    That's actually cheaper than the backupsy I'm using, almost cheap enough to have one per server :). I'll spin one up later.
     
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    let us know how it goes. Would be kind of slow capped at 250Mbp/s though with max capped 33MB/s provided your source data server is anywhere close to SoYouStart server :)

    seems to be Debian 8.X and Ubuntu 16.04 (LTS) only so be sure you're comfortable with those non-CentOS OSes as securing backup servers is as important as security your normal site servers :)
     
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    I am and I was, before centminmod ;)

    As others have indicated about other platform compatibility, one can learn a great deal from this project :)

    It's the php stuff I'm here for really... :whistle: The rest... that's why I stay :woot:, it is just crazy extra nice zingy sauce.

    The vast majority of stuff; I like to think, I 'do' is in ruby and elixir. It's mostly based around mac/ubuntu dev/deployments. Anything else on your own head be it. So derping on suse/fedora and deploying on centos is interesting at times. Although with my red led's on; production server time, behind the monitor, I do feel like I'm working with HAL on occasion, only it's me who gets sleepy...:astronaut:

    Oh the SYS->runabove Arm cloud ARM Cloud - RunAbove :coffee:
     
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    Should be ok once it's in a cycle, the initial ones might really hurt. French north coast to uk linode/digitalocean

    More so! Especially so if pull based with ssh keys.

    I don't want one backup point to talk to too many prod nodes, ideally no more than 1 and it should know nothing of any other backup node. So 2:1 if the prod node has nightly captures like linode etc seems a fair balance to capture 3 ways.
     
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