• Gui Rambo
  • Erica Sadun

Special Guest: Marin Todorov

In today's episode, the iPheaks panelist Erica and Gui talk about backups. Why are backups important, how to maintain up-to-date local and off-site backups and backup service suggestions. Gui and Erica share examples and horror stories of neglecting to backup data. This is a great episode to learn about when, why and how to backup your devices and computers to cloud services, and best practice for categorizing your personal and business data for backup.

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • Paranoid back up
  • Not everything can get synced up to GitHub
  • Email,  personal materials, etc.
  • Horror stories
  • Personal catastrophe
  • Losing a business
  • Where does your data live?
  • Personal and financial cost
  • What are not backups –  Dropbox, cloud, etc
  • DropBox is only one component of a backup
  • Cloud storage components
  • Having a mix of cloud, and localized backs, and introducing redundancy
  • Natural disasters and thief
  • Offsite Github backup
  • Git Repo
  • Privacy, private repo, etc.
  • Bit Bucket –  similar to GitHub
  • Source Forge
  • Amazon web service
  • AWS Glacier
  • AWS S3
  • ARQ
  • Back Blaze
  • Back Blaze B2
  • Time Machine alone is not efficient
  • Bootable backups
  • Carbon Copy Cloner
  • Scheduler for backups
  • Time Machine fail
  • And much much more!