I'm looking to end my backup mess - I have about ten external hard drives of varying sizes. my rough estimate is that I need 6TB to store my files. I was going to ask about RAID but previous questions make me wonder if it's truly right. so what should I choose? add. info inside. [more inside]
I have a PCI-E SSD as my boot drive, and a win7-created RAID 1 on two 3TB drives. My boot drive has my user folder on it, but my documents, music, pictures, videos, etc folders shortcut to their respectable folders on the RAID. I would like this to be a full redundancy scheme and it is, but I've run into several nags and I would like to know how to fix them and prepare a fix-it plan before any of the drives fails. [more inside]
I've been a faithful Mozy backups
user for 3.5 years, but they changed their pricing structure such that it is no longer unlimited. Looking for new remote backup services. [more inside]
Which four drive NAS storage solution to choose for home use? (Summer 2010 edition) [more inside]
Best RAID / Backup system for HD video on a Mac Pro? [more inside]
Will I be able to access data from a RAID0 array on a computer other than the creator of the set? [more inside]
How to tell if WD MyBook mirroring has failed or drive has died? [more inside]
A disk in your Server2003 software RAID fails: How do you know which physical disk to pull? [more inside]
I have two workstations running Windows Server 2003 Enterprise that function as a PDC/BDC, with the PDC also functioning as a file server. Is there any way I can set up a sort of "network RAID" where the BDC will also act as a file server that continually mirrors the files on the PDC? [more inside]
What's the most sensible way to add redundant storage to an existing Linux system using LVM? [more inside]
Instead of getting a four-bay Firewire enclosure, could I just get a cheap PC case and use that to build a RAID? [more inside]
What's your favorite Windows XP data backup option? [more inside]
Backup / Storage: I have a picture of an ideal product in my head. It connects via USB or Firewire, it contains two IDE drives that mirror each others. They're hot swappable, so if one fails, you just by another standard IDE drive of the same size and throw it in. All this is transparent to the machine accessing the device. It's under $300. Does this exist?
Another boooooring computer question - sorry!
How do I clone a HD in a win2k system? My system's boot hd is a 20g 5400 rpm. I'd like to swap it for a 20 g 7200 rpm which is sitting at the moment in an external firewire enclosure. I also have 150g in an internal RAID array.
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