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Use Amazon S3 to automatically back up your Mac
Authored by: ShawnLevasseur on Feb 11, '08 11:58:06AM

I add a caveat to the unseconding of the seconding.

You really shouldn't be backing up 100GB + of data online.

Media files, your operating system, and applications are better backed up via other forms of off-site backup. (Physically writing to another drive, or optical disk, and taking that media off site, would be the better method.)

Online backups are best for critical data that changes frequently.

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Use Amazon S3 to automatically back up your Mac
Authored by: Rylin on Jan 14, '09 04:02:03AM

That's the stupidest thing I've ever heard.
In your bandwidth starved little country, online backup might not be ideal.

I have roughly 20Mbps upstream -- 25 on a good day.
There's absolutely no reason I shouldn't back up my 140GB photo library to an off-site service via the Internet.

Yes, the first backup takes a bit of time (16 hours in this case), but everything after that is a differential backup, and takes very little time, even in the event that I go shooting a few GB of photos.

Stop being ignorant, and stop trying to hinder progress.

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