[clug] DIY cloud services?

Miller-Kelly, Cody cody at themiller.co
Sat Feb 14 16:29:45 MST 2015

I host several of my customers CubieTruck boards in our racks in Mitchell.

They have a CEPH cluster setup with them and the CEPH S3 gateway.

Works well.
On 15/02/2015 10:16 am, "Alex Satrapa" <grail at goldweb.com.au> wrote:

> On 15 Feb 2015, at 10:01, jhock at iinet.net.au wrote:
> >
> > I have thought that having an encrypted hard disk as a cloud, stored at
> a good friends home, (and visa versa) would be a great way of backing up
> our data without the multinationals having my data. But how does one
> achieve this? I'll have to ask a few of my friends who are still in the IT
> business.
> The simple pre-cloud option would be a low-power server that simply mounts
> the encrypted volume and gives you access via SSH. You and your friend
> would need to provide suitable firewall traversal.
> Then use a system such as Rsync snapshots for backups (and since you’ll be
> SSH-ing into the server you don’t need to store passwords anywhere on the
> remote system).
> There’s no need to use something as complicated as OwnCloud if all you
> want to do is back up your file system.
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