[clug] back up strategies and file storage options? road warriors and similar

Andrew Janke a.janke at gmail.com
Fri Oct 16 04:18:59 UTC 2015

I use Owncloud, and then backup that at one location to a proper
backup. (using dirvish -- a wrapper around rsync)


On 16 October 2015 at 14:12, Steven Hanley <sjh at svana.org> wrote:
> All
> Just looking for good resources on this to make recommendations at work.
> Especially for those not on site/campus/office attached to corporate file
> servers (and yes alas in the non open source word not everyone simply uses
> git and puts all their work into version control....)
> Does anyone have links, resources, websites that have good over view a)
> risks for general users to keep in mind for backup up of their data b) tools
> that make it easy or automate it in some way to reduce risk. c)
> tools/services that offier things (cloud storage, back up sync, one drive
> style cloud folder synchronisation, etc)
> I am thinking a series of links to both issues ot keep in mind, reasons to
> regularly back up and some tools that make this easy/more likely to happen
> for geeneral users.
> Like if you have sports coaches travelling around the world for months at a
> time with hard drives of video data and ways to minimise risk of loss in
> case of hardware failure.  Fortunately internet connectivity has gotten
> faster in much of the world which should allow for better risk minimisation.
> Cheers
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>             Steve
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