[BULK] - Re: [Catalyst] Catalyst Hosting

Mesdaq, Ali amesdaq at websense.com
Fri Aug 10 23:35:21 GMT 2007

They have the backup strategy listed on their site. You have access to 3
backups daily, weekly, and monthly. 

Ali Mesdaq
Security Researcher II
Websense Security Labs

-----Original Message-----
From: J. Shirley [mailto:jshirley at gmail.com] 
Sent: Friday, August 10, 2007 3:19 PM
To: The elegant MVC web framework
Subject: [BULK] - Re: [Catalyst] Catalyst Hosting

On 8/9/07, Barry Hoggard <bhoggard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/9/07, Brian Kirkbride <brian.kirkbride at deeperbydesign.com> wrote:
> > Linode++
> >
> > I used them for years before outgrowing it and moving on to several 
> > dedicated servers.  Their support cannot be beat and the prices are 
> > very reasonable.
> I don't see a discussion of backups on the site.  How did you manage 
> that?  I suppose I could set up an amazon s3 backup routine.
> Barry Hoggard

Just pure speculation on my part, but I would imagine that they have
some sort of backup in place on any VPS setup to restore the servers in
case of failure.  I know they were able to chuck mine to a different
(geographically speaking) data center with nothing more than a support
ticket -- so I'm guessing they have systems in place to handle the
mirrors of VPS images.

But ... I'd rather be cautious, and if the data is that important back
it up separately so in case of an uncontrolled failure you can at least
pick up the pieces elsewhere. :)


J. Shirley :: jshirley at gmail.com :: Killing two stones with one bird...

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