Where do you keep your backups?
@Gargron true. I tough of old school tapes in a vault. What I like about in-house is the idea that I could run my services or check for older data regardless of the overall network and actual provider status (e.g. bankruptcy or other reasons for suddenly going out of business). In practice… well… it’s maybe a security issue if the encryption is not handled properly. ;-)
@Gargron does my house count as a data center (i back up my server, which is in a data center, to a computer in my house, which is obviously not anywhere near the data center)
@Gargron I keep the essential backups on my phone using Resilio Sync. Is my phone considered another machine or offline? 🤔
@Gargron actually... I backup on 12 social media platforms... Wordpress and Blogspot... then when i want to find my pictures or words I use google image search - keyword gvan42... I especially want to be able to find my drawings and potatoshop creations so... I give every picture a long title describing what the content is in plain English and include my name and my brand... location of travel photos - date -who I was with - who is in the picture... Is that "BACKUP?"
@Gargron I should point out that my client doesn’t show polls so I had no idea this was, in fact, a poll.
The point still stands, though.
@Gargron how do people keep backup data on-site? boggles my mind when I think of all the natural disasters you want to protect against (flood, fire, earthquake) not to mention robbery, vandalism, and more.
Of course, if you need instant access to the data I COULD see on-site, so long as you're also using off site for redundancy.
@Gargron I wonder how can someone keep their backups safe if it's on the same machine. The machine can crash anytime with your drives go boom!
In clouds, likeTresorit, Mega, Koofr, even Dropbox, Box, GDrive, OneDrive. But I upload sensitive data encrypted.
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