Making the Most of Your Backups

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Having a backup of your data is crucial. Being able to successfully restore your data is even more crucial. For the last three weeks, I have been spending two hours a week on organizing/reorganizing all my data. One of my goals for 2012 is to be 100% sure I am backing up what I need and ONLY what I need. I have two backup drives here in my office that I use with Apple’s Time Machine. I also then backup remotely once a week to Amazon S3 using JungleDisk. I also have data on a remote server for all my… Read More »

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Moving Everything to Amazon S3

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Over the weekend I decided to move all my media to Amazon S3 for the majority of my personal sites. I have been using Amazon S3 now for a few years with my backups and have made the transition from local media > Amazon S3 for multiple clients. Everyone has been happy and the load times/cost has proven itself. I run WordPress Multisite so things were a little more complicated when migrating the content – but I finally have everything in place. Plugins I used: Amazon S3 – Gives you the ability to upload all new media to Amazon. CDN… Read More »

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Backup to Amazon S3 With Rsync.

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Finally – I stumbled upon an article that outlines how to use rsync, Mac OS X, Jungle Disk, and Amazon S3 (all which I use). This will simplify and speed up my backup process. (Especially when my external backup drive has been acting a little irregular this morning.) If you do not backup your files, or have not looked at Amazon S3 yet – this is your chance!

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