back to article Dream job ad appears: Data wrangler for Square Kilometre Array

Australia's Square Kilometre Array boffins – courtesy of Curtin University – have put up the spec for might just be a dream sysadmin job, so long as they're ready, willing and able to cope with what will ultimately be one of the world's biggest data firehoses. As already recorded by The Register, the Square Kilometre Array …

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Backups could take a while

And a lot of tape.

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Re: Backups could take a while

Phh, we don't need no steenkin' backups ;)

Suspect there will be a crapload of data dedup and offsite replication going on :)

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Re: Backups could take a while

3PB = 1229 LTO-6 cartridges (that's without compression)

That's a big station wagon.

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Living dangerously?

Is this one of those lone-operator-in-the-boonies jobs where you've got to set your own broken bones after you clear the scorpions off the cot in the medical nook?

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