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Use an encrypted disk image
Authored by: heggaton on Sep 28, '07 05:20:28PM

Yeah, but when you're backing up 10G+ every day, it's a little impractical to backup the entire 10G disk image when you've only changed 350kb of data.

I have a private remote server that I use rsync + ssh to send my changed data to every night. If I had to do the entire 10G, it'd take a full night. Using rsync, it takes about 5-20 minutes (depending on how much data is being sent).

OP, Thanks for the tip btw :)



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Use an encrypted disk image
Authored by: hamarkus on Sep 28, '07 05:23:18PM

You don't have to copy the whole disk image whenever you change something on it. You simply mount the image remotely, change what you want to change and unmount it again.

Mounting and unmounting takes somewhat longer with encrypted images but not dramatically so.



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