backup strategies

Started Apr 14, 2013 | Discussions thread
harrygilbert Senior Member • Posts: 2,799
Re: backup strategies

I use a very simple backup strategy; after transferring images from the camera to my PC, I copy the newly created folder with images to 4 additional separate hard drives, and to a fifth network-attacked drive. After post-processing, I re-copy from the work drive to the backup drives. If a drive fails, I still have 4 others containing my images. Less hassle than any backup software, and I control when and what I backup. These days, hard drives are really cheap on a $/Gb basis. My main PC is always on, and connected to my network, so I have access from other computers on the network.

I also do this with downloaded software, along with a copy of the invoice and serial numbers.

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