>The question is then whether such backup is necessary on a daily basis
I run incremental tapes hourly at some client locations. You may only
need weekly backups. If the server room filled with water tomorrow and
you had to return to your last backup, when do you want that backup to
>find this kind of detailed technical information from hosting companies to be able to
> choose one with a good quality/price ratio.
Call them, say you've got a problem with MySQL you need to talk to a
tech person about and talk to whoever you get about what's been
discussed here. Ask if they're on the list :).
Michael T. Babcock
C.T.O., FibreSpeed Ltd.