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What Is Your MAIN Backup? Cloud, DVD or HDD?


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Poll: Backup Solutions

What Do You Use as Your Main Backup Device?

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#16 +fusi0n

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 13:45

Macbook - Time Machine - HDD
Ultrabook - Google Drive
Main Box - Drobo and Google Drive
Servers RAID5 - FreeNAS


#17 medium_pimpin

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 13:49

Two external HD's. Photos and documents to SkyDrive. Full backup to Backblaze.

#18 Rigby

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 13:53

I use both an external hard drive and DVD-RAM for backups. I would never trust some online service (and I still refuse to call the internet a cloud :p )

#19 f0rk_b0mb

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 13:56

1TB HDD with Data only on it and an external for back up backup. :)

#20 GreatMarkO

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 14:13

Two home servers (located in separate cities), backing up x2 desktop PC's, x4 laptops, x1 tablet, a couple of complete daily remote website backups, a hand full of IMAP servers, and a couple of dozen MySQL databases onto both internal and externally connected HDDs to both home servers. Each home server then also daily syncs critically important files between the two for added redundancy! :)

#21 Richard C.

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 14:47

Secondary Harddrive in my Server

#22 Colin McGregor

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 15:01

Used to use HDD but now use skydrive

#23 Vambo

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 15:01

I use a WHS, + external HDD's and the cloud.

#24 scorpian007

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Posted 01 December 2012 - 15:03

Got my important files all on SkyDrive. Was using CrashPlan but saw no point in having 2 cloud back ups

#25 Ambroos

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 03:14

Everything but photos is on Dropbox, I trust them to have their backup sorted :p

My photos (around 300GB nowadays, yay for RAW) are on a 500GB HDD that is mirrored weekly onto an identical drive. Every few months I mirror it to another identical 500GB drive that is then stored at my grandparents' place.

#26 Techno_Funky

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 05:40

1TB + 2 TB External HDD

#27 Lord Method Man

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 05:52

Server with a 6TB RAID 5 backed up regularly to separate HDDs stored elsewhere.

#28 ]SK[

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:27

Windows 8 File History to a USB HDD for now. I would like an offsite backup as I worry about loosing my pictures which has happened once before!

#29 b4zzy

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 13:54

HDD on my server which is mirrored on to the amazing CrashPlan service. Unlimited space plus unlimited versioning so files will never get deleted, even if I delete them - they will always be recoverable.

It's all about reducing the chances of data loss. Chances of HDD failing + CrashPlan failing together are very slim - there is a chance, but very slim.

I may plan to backup to another HDD soon as a just in case.

#30 +MikeChipshop

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Posted 15 December 2012 - 13:59

Everything goes to external HDD and those extra important things go off to Google Drive, SkyDrive and Dropbox depending on if they're work or personal based.