[LMB] OT: Backups using My Book Live

Katherine (Kathy) Collett kcollett at hamilton.edu
Sat Jun 26 14:33:00 BST 2021


On Jun 26, 2021, at 4:46 AM, Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
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> Suffice it to say, no backup solution is foolproof, they all involve expense, and taking care, and even then they can bite you when you need them the most.

Yes.  As an archivist, I’m not happy with solutions that involve destroying the paper originals and rely on digitized copies stored … somewhere.  That said, one archival solution is LOCKSS — Lots Of Copies Keep Stuff Safe.  Store important things in many different places.

Katherine


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