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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first things first: RAID is no backup
by Lennie on Thu 10th Dec 2009 09:13 UTC
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"or a fancy RAID setup if you're a nerd"

RAID is not a backup-system.

If a file get's deleted from the RAID system it will remove it from all the disks.

What you want a seperate copy, a snapshot of what you had before. Preferable several.

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