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DIBS

http://sourceforge.net/projects/dibs
DIBS is a backup system that protects your data by giving your files to peers (and in return, you store their files) so that if a catastrophe strikes your area, you can recover data from surviving peers. This solves the problem of mirroring your data by adding more disks to your own computer only ot have a fire, flood, power surge, etc. wiping out your local data center. Note that DIBS is a backup system, *not* a file sharing system like Napster, Gnutella, Kazaa, etc. In fact, DIBS encrypts all data transmissions so that the peers you trade files with can not access your data.

Documentation

User FAQ available in HTML format from http://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=23741&group_id=69007; User guide available in HTML format from http://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=25246&group_id=69007


Download

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released on 13 April 2006

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
BSD 3ClauseJanet Casey25 July 2003



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
"Email emin@allegro.mit.edu" Emin Martinian Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail mailto:emin@allegro.mit.edu


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 12 July 2004.



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