[Flac-dev] CD Baby using FLAC to archive 40,000 CDs

Josh Coalson xflac at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 24 23:03:47 PDT 2003

--- Derek at CD Baby <dereklist at cdbaby.com> wrote:
> Hey FLAC gang - 
> Just thought you'd like to know CD Baby has switched to FLAC for
> archiving the 40,000 CDs we have in stock.
> Luckily HD space is down below $1/gig so we got a 6-terabyte RAID-5
> box set up for about $7000.
> Got the FreeBSD boxes churning away night and day, ripping and
> archiving.
> I'll do a more formal press release for ya in a couple months as
> we're further along, but just wanted to let you guys know.
> This isn't an online thing, just an offline backup system, for
> long-term use when CDs aren't the main music format anymore.

Cool, definitely keep us posted.


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