[Ardour-Users] Archive media

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Wed Oct 5 07:23:24 PDT 2011

On Wed, 2011-10-05 at 15:16 +0100, Noel Darlow wrote:
> Hi
> > Right now I am backing up to a portable hard drive and storing in
> > fireproof safe... but yes, concerned about eventual failure of the
> > hard drive, unless one were to rotate the backups to multiple
> > drives...
> Important data should always exist on at least three separate disks,
> IMO. It's a big problem with the digital medium which catches people
> out all the time. We're used to physical things like paper records that
> can last for hundreds of years whereas a hard disk might only last for
> five or so. The only safe solution is to have multiple copies.
> Noel

Multiple copies on hard disk drives! Not on optical media!

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