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Need reliable external HDDs to back up my data

After some research, I think I've found my ideal backup solution. It involves me:
  • Manually creating a Macrium Reflect encrypted image file of my data once a week
  • Storing the encrypted image file to two external HDDs
  • Placing the external HDDs in two different (safe) physical locations
Now I just need to know which external HDDs that are currently on the market are considered most reliable. Any suggestions? [more inside]
posted by GlassHeart on Jan 8, 2015 - 15 answers

Data Storage Appliance

Anyone own one of these? MvixBOX. I'm wondering if it lived up to your expectations.
posted by Area Control on Feb 8, 2009 - 3 answers

New SCSI card is hiding the old SCSI card-thus hiding the RAIDed system drives. Help!

RAID HBA help sought: Server has its internal drives RAID'ed by an internal RAID card. I am trying to add another SCSI HBA card so I can hook up a nifty external SCSI-to-SATA RAID DAS tower. Problem is, however I install the new HBA, it "hides" the existing internal RAID card, meaning that the server doesn't find its own internal drives and can't boot. What to do? [more inside]
posted by bartleby on Jul 24, 2008 - 5 answers

External, wireless, RAID-capable storage (and a partridge in a pear tree)

I am trying to find external storage that is accessible via wireless networking. One important caveat is that it has to be RAID-capable. [more inside]
posted by fusinski on Feb 12, 2008 - 15 answers

External RAID 5

The amount of data I now have makes it impractical to continue backing up to DVD. I was planning on building a RAID 5 array, but I'm in over my head. [more inside]
posted by tumult on Sep 7, 2007 - 16 answers

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