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An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 9, 2013
Using git for backups must be just for the brave! How do you deal with huge incompressible files such as media data?
RAID 5/6 code merged into Btrfs
Posted Feb 4, 2013 21:12 UTC (Mon) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
Posted Feb 4, 2013 21:38 UTC (Mon) by jaa (subscriber, #14170)
From bup's website: bup is "Highly efficient file backup system based on the git packfile format." https://github.com/bup/bup
Posted Feb 4, 2013 23:24 UTC (Mon) by daglwn (subscriber, #65432)
I would love to see "git bup!"
The reason I'm sticking with git is that's is easily available anywhere and right now I mostly just use it as a more convenient rsync. That is, I simply want to make a bunch of files easily available anywhere. As a bonus, replication provides a incremental backup capability.
Posted Feb 5, 2013 2:18 UTC (Tue) by josh (subscriber, #17465)
Posted Feb 5, 2013 10:27 UTC (Tue) by daglwn (subscriber, #65432)
"But, git-annex also extends git's concept of remotes, with these special types of remotes. These can be used just like any normal remote by git-annex. They cannot be used by other git commands though."
Posted Feb 4, 2013 23:19 UTC (Mon) by daglwn (subscriber, #65432)
I've looked at bup but haven't yet taken the plunge. I'd rather keep a fully git-compatible format until I am forced to change.
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