Tag: backup

World Backup Day encourages smart habits

World Backup Day encourages smart habits

| March 31, 2012 | 1 Comments

Massive data loss: If it hasn’t happened to you, you’re lucky. Or you’ve backed up. Advisers have shared problems recently on the JEAHELP listserv regarding lost or deleted files, server crashes, destroyed archives stored locally on classroom or personal machines — and the impact on production when these accidents occur. As advisers, we all know […]

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Don’t wait for your account to be hacked, backup your Google Docs with Google Takeout

Don’t wait for your account to be hacked, backup your Google Docs with Google Takeout

| March 27, 2012 | 1 Comments

I have a friend who had their Gmail account hacked the other day and thought for a while they lost everything (contacts, archived emails, documents). After I felt bad for them, I realized how much stuff I had in my Google account that wasn’t anywhere else. It set me on a mission to find out […]

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Backup your staff’s work on an external drive each year

Backup your staff’s work on an external drive each year

| May 22, 2011 | 1 Comments

I realized this week I need a better system for archiving the year that was. Years ago, with countless negatives and fewer digital files, the task was a bit more daunting. However, in this day and age when 99% of what we do is digital, there is no reason not to have an archiving system. […]

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