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Backup system

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.



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Leaders and contributors

Emin Martinian Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:emin@allegro.mit.edu

Software prerequisites


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