46 Terabytes of data storage (for backups) sitting on a desktop

; Date: February 27, 2015

Tags: Data Storage »»»» Data backup

Backing-up your data is extremely important. Say you've been carefully storing your pictures and videos, your personal memories, your family history, on a laptop computer, and you've carefully moved the picture/video archive from laptop to laptop as you upgrade. What happens if the laptop is stolen, if you drop it and the drive breaks, or any of the other mishaps that can happen. If that single laptop is the sole solitary place that data is stored, you're screwed. This video goes over a few data backup options, and strongly recommends storing backups not just at your home, but somewhere else as well. The price for data storage units are falling rapidly, and thanks to powerful/compact computation their capabilities are growing.

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David Herron : David Herron is a writer and software engineer focusing on the wise use of technology. He is especially interested in clean energy technologies like solar power, wind power, and electric cars. David worked for nearly 30 years in Silicon Valley on software ranging from electronic mail systems, to video streaming, to the Java programming language, and has published several books on Node.js programming and electric vehicles.