[ale] archiving backups

Paul Cartwright pbcartwright at gmail.com
Wed Aug 6 16:40:31 EDT 2014

On 08/06/2014 04:23 PM, Alex Carver wrote:
> Option one is a spinning hard drive.  Plug it in, back up the data,
> power down and store in a cool, dry place.  If the long term storage
> backups are very infrequent, the drive will last many decades and the
> data retention is high for the platter media in proper storage
> environments (20-25 C, 40-60% RH non-condensing or dry nitrogen if you
> go all out).
I forgot about my 2TB Mybook... I don't keep it plugged. in. doing an
rsync as we speak..

Paul Cartwright
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