Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Dec 2009 23:28 UTC
Editorial Now that everything is moving to the cloud internet, you might think that data loss is a thing of the past. Sadly, as the past few months have taught us, this actually isn't true; we first had the Microsoft/Danger disaster, and now we have Palm and Sprint facing a class-action lawsuit over data loss for webOS phones. All this raises the question: how safe is it to store your precious data on the internet, and do you really trust the internet?
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by Hiev on Thu 10th Dec 2009 01:18 UTC
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I trust in the cloud, the problem I see is that it has been bad implemented, all data in one server? that's stupid, I'd make sure that my cloud provider has the information replicated in more than one place to avoid data lost.

Months ago my work Laptop was stolen with all my .doc files, source code and mail information, where do I get that now?, I won't backup all my information daily, it takes time and is silly, source is safe with SVN, but mail? .doc files I made in the fly?

Since then I use gmail as my account and my .doc and .xls files are in MS Office Live, I feel safer. But of course It won't replace my own backups.

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