backups archives

5 tips for reliable backups

We talk about productivity here quite a bit, but perhaps the biggest blow to your productivity (on a computer, anyway) is when you turn things on and they don’t turn on. If you’ve ever lost data due to a hard … Read


Blog hosting company loses backups, shuts down.

This post provides two important reminders: First, backups are important, and second, your online data is only as safe and secure as your hosting provider. The other day, a blogging service provider called JournalSpace lost all of its data–not because … Read