Backup

Backup and Disaster Recovery Tips e-book now available

Do you know someone who is still not backing up their data on their computer? Perhaps it’s yourself who still haven’t taken the time to set up a backup system. Do you need some reasons to backup and protect your data from a wide variety of data disasters? If so my new e-book Backup And Disaster Recovery Tips is now available. This 35 page guide features blog posts concerning backup and disaster recovery topics over…
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Backing up your cloud service files

Cloud Sync services like Dropbox, Onedrive or are great for keeping files synced and available across multiple devices and the web. However they should not considered as a backup tool. By it’s very function “sync” means that it is designed to keep files in sync across all platforms. This includes any changes including delation you may do to those files. There has been many examples of people accidentally or because of a virus deleting all…
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2015 Survey Results

Thank you to everyone who took a few minutes to fill out my 2015 survey. Here are some of the results of the questions you answered. 1. What do you find useful that I write about? There was a almost three way tie with the following topics. Backup,Technology and Mac 2. What do you want me to write more about. Technology News followed by Backup and Mac. 3. Would you be interested in the following…
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3-2-1 Backup Rule

A quick reminder on how the 3-2-1 backup rule still makes sense. Regular readers of this blog have heard me talk about the 3-2-1 rule for backup. This rule has been around for decades and it is still as relevant today as it was in the past. Let's review 3 copies of data. You should have 3 copies of your data in case of hardware or data corruption.   2 media types. Your data should…
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