RAID is not enough

In an earlier article I wrote that: RAID is not backup. It’s just increasing the reliability of the storage device. It’s still just one copy of the data. If you delete or corrupt a file, that deletion or corruption is stored reliably. This is very true, but there are more …

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Guidelines for image storage

Today when the master copies of our images are usually digital (even slide workers often put a lot of work into digitising their transparencies) it’s easier to store and organise thousands of files than it was to do the same with physical prints/negatives/transparencies. But it’s also easier to lose everything …

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