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do book keeping for a small business we have. She do not want to take a chance losing the data and if possible the apps she uses.
You do realize you're not going to be protected in case of natural disaster, etc, right?
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post #12 of 17
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You do realize you're not going to be protected in case of natural disaster, etc, right?
Well unless you have off site backup, no one is protected from a natural disaster.
    
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post #13 of 17
If you're worried about hardware failure, then RAID1.

If you're worried about the system getting stolen, exploding or accidentally wiped - then off site backup is the way to go.
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post #14 of 17
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Well unless you have off site backup, no one is protected from a natural disaster.
I do for stuff that matter.
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post #15 of 17
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If I understood the question right, basically hard drive failure causing data loss and application loss. Primarily it is for a rig that wife uses to edit music for her yoga class, do book keeping for a small business we have. She do not want to take a chance losing the data and if possible the apps she uses.
You should probably do both RAID and routine offsite backups.
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post #16 of 17
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Lots of good suggestion. I think I can do some offsite backup as well. Thank you all for the valuable suggestions.
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post #17 of 17
You data back up what's important and you data redundancy the backed up data.
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