All webmasters are certain that backup is very important for them to safeguard their data. Thus, a GOOD BACKUP STRATEGY is important to protect their files. Read on to find out how to work out the best backup strategy!
1. Store a few copies of your file
Backup copies are important. Having a few backup of your file is essential. You need to have at least 3 backup copies of your file. This is because the more backup copies you have, the lower the probability of losing them when something unexpected occur.
2. Save the copies on different media
When you have more than 2 backup copies, make sure you keep these copies in different storage media types. There are a few removable storage drives you can use to keep these backup copies like USB drives, SD cards, DVDs and CDs.
Thus, it is easier for you to retrieve the same copy from your external drive if your computer crashes, or lost.
3. Save backup copy offsite
The last step to secure your backup data is to store it on a remote server. The server can be located in another city, state or a country. This process protects your hosting data by using replication and synchronization over the network storing point-in-time snap shots in disk-based storage.
FREE Cloud Storage
For those who want a backup just for their personal photos, videos and other files, they can do it manually by getting a FREE cloud storage from Google Drive, OneDrive, Box or Dropbox.
In a nutshell, it is best to prepare for the worst as the sayings goes “Plan For The Worst, Hope For The Best”
Don’t wait until your data is lost forever!