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Windows 7: Gmail accidentally resetting accounts, years of correspondence vanish

01 Mar 2011   #21
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Win7User512 View Post
Google still uses tapes to backup the data:

Google goes to the tape to get lost emails back - Google 24/7 - Fortune Tech

Brilliant.
Most companies still use tape for off site backup. I know every large company that I have worked for is still tape based.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
That's where I got the 3 days from. It is still showing disruption today. Perhaps I should have been more precise and said three days of reported disruption.
Huh, for me, on 3/1/2011 it's showing No issues.


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01 Mar 2011   #22
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Win7User512 View Post
Google still uses tapes to backup the data:

Google goes to the tape to get lost emails back - Google 24/7 - Fortune Tech

Brilliant.
Most companies still use tape for off site backup. I know every large company that I have worked for is still tape based.
Yeah, it's smart on their part. I thought they had moved away from it. I didn't imagine that Gmail data was backed up as such (beyond hard disk).
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01 Mar 2011   #23
kado897

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kado897 View Post
That's where I got the 3 days from. It is still showing disruption today. Perhaps I should have been more precise and said three days of reported disruption.
Huh, for me, on 3/1/2011 it's showing No issues.[/QUOTE]

It Still showing Today (01/03/2011) as disrupted. Perhaps it's a time zone issue.
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