One thing I have wondered about is backups – I put all these important files on there, but how do I make sure I don’t lose them?
Gabe over at Macdrifter has posted a great guide called Backing Up A Synology NAS.
One thing I like about the post is it not only covers the options and mechanics of backing up a Synology, but it goes into a lot of depth about how to think about backups in general.
A backup has to satisfy a few requirements:
1. It has to be triple redundant
2. A backup is no good if restoring it is not realistic
3. At least one of the 2 backups must be located outside of my house
Those are the basic rules for the backup destination. But there are also some priorities for the source.
Even if you are not a Synology user, it is a great piece. Do you use a NAS? How do you back it up?