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29th November 2010

Blog >> Case Study: A-Z-Animals.com

A-Z Animals A-Z-Animals.com is the world's fastest growing wildlife website serving over 1 million pageviews per month. With an animal encyclopedia covering nearly 600 animals, the A-Z-Animals.com database and media library have taken years to create and are vital to their website, as such they have turned to myRepono for their website backups.

A-Z-Animals.com Animal Encyclopedia With audio versions of all their articles, and a media library of over 30,000 files, A-Z-Animals.com has a large amount of critical data to backup, in fact they have over 3GB of data with a 250MB database which is constantly updated.

A-Z-Animals.com Testimonial

"We have been trialing myRepono to backup our animal encylopedia website for the past 3 months, which includes an archive of nearly 600 animal articles (with MP3s), and a media library of over 30,000 files. From the easy installation to backing up our entire project, myRepono has given us instant security for our site (not to mention peace of mind), and the unique 'pay as you go' system ensures that it is great value for money. We would happily recommend both the myRepono product and it's dedicated team to anyone!"

Backup Costs Analysis

A-Z-Animals.com backs up their 250MB database twice daily with 28 copies stored, they run daily backups of their media library and files which totals 2.5GB with 14 copies stored.

Database Backup Costs

Uncompressed Data Filesize:

250MB

Compressed Backup Filesize:

130MB

Cost per Backup Transferred:

$0.03 USD

Cost per Backup Stored per day:

<$0.01 USD

Backup Frequency:

Twice Daily

Backups Stored:

28

Total Data Transferred:

7GB

Total Data Stored:

3.6GB

Total Cost:

$3.67 USD


File Backup Costs

Uncompressed Data Filesize:

2.5GB

Compressed Backup Filesize:

1.5GB

Cost per Backup Transferred:

$0.27 USD

Cost per Backup Stored per day:

<$0.03 USD

Backup Frequency:

Daily

Backups Stored:

14

Total Data Transferred:

42GB

Total Data Stored:

21GB

Total Cost:

$18.14 USD


Total Monthly Cost:

$21.81 USD


All costs are based on pricing at time of writing, November 2010.

In A-Z-Animals.com's case, the frequency of the file backups is of critical importance. The versatility of the myRepono system gives users complete control over their costs, for example if A-Z-Animals.com were to change the file backup frequency to 'Every 3 Days', this would reduce the file backups cost by nearly $10 USD, reducing the monthly cost to $8.78 USD. By decreasing the number of stored backups to 10 (which would still maintain 1 month of backups), the total monthly cost would be reduced to $6.77 USD.

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