Tag Archives: backup

The challenges of home archives

So you’ve got a bunch of data sitting around on your computer, and you’d like to archive it. First off, we need to have a little talk about the difference between archive and backup, and what a copy is. First, a copy is an instance of your data. So, if you’ve just purchased and downloaded Prometheus from… Read More »

10 tips to keeping your data safe

My career centres around enterprise level data protection, to the point that I wrote a book about it, and maintain a blog about it. I’m not talking security and anti-virus, though I have a typical paranoid IT person’s awareness of these items – I’m talking backing up and (if necessary) recovering your data. Sometimes, once… Read More »