[Dclug] Copying large number of files
alan at patriot.net
Wed Jan 28 16:23:29 EST 2009
On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 03:56:15PM -0500, Jesse Becker wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 15:47, Alan McConnell <alan at patriot.net> wrote:
> > What is now a joke was reality twenty years ago. There was a
> It's still a reality now. We've just added more zeros.
> FedEx + Overnight shipping (10am delivery) + 1TB drives + bubble wrap
> == high bandwidth.
> A few months back I got ~5TB of data this way, and sent them off again
> to someone else a day or so later.
<LOL> Good to know that "sneaker-net" still survives in some
form. But back in the days I was hustling tapes around GSFC
I didn't have the Bulge(aka Surge Forward of the Stomach) that
I do now<sob>.
I don't think FedEx helps take off weight.<sob>
Alan McConnell : http://patriot.net/users/alan
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