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Upgrading my ReFS

I got a larger capacity drive to upgrade my ReFS (Resilient File System, Windows 10 “RAID” array) with.. also, most of my drives are >5y old, and I’m running low on capacity, so I better start upgrading before the world

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Year End, Backup, Archival

  Because I have the time available, rather than just reacting, I’m trying to plan what I’m going to do with my various sources of information.  Its on my head to keep them backed up (in case of data loss

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Amazing DIY Backup Camera Lines with Turn-Indicators v2.0

I’ve had two coworkers exclaim that this was an awesome idea, so I figure that makes it blog-worthy..   See if I can get an animated gif of this going ..  eh, not that good, but I’ll leave it.   How

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Backup Strategy Revisited: v2016.05

A while ago I wrote about using crashplan as my backup strategy.  That didn’t last long.  Crashplan (free) eventually stopped syncing.  I did not have time to look into it. Then I listened to Mac Power Users Episode MPU318: Backing

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Ubuntu, Headless Mediasmart Server, Software Raid, Samba

I am now several days into this experiment. Its not working quite as I had hoped, but it is working.  So here’s a roadmap/dump, with links along the way: Headless Server Install I had a HP Mediasmart EX-485 Home Server

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Figuring out a Sync strategy

At first I was going to draw this all out – I did, with VISIO, but the drawing isn’t quite right pretty enough.  It does reflect the solution I’m going towards.  I have the following computers, with the following uses:

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Fun with Bittorrent Sync

BitTorrent Sync can be downloaded here:  http://www.bittorrent.com/sync Large Folders I now have two external hard drives, one at home, one at work, synced with each other: I first xcopy’ed one external drive to the other.   This took about 20 arns. 

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