Back-up strategies for image makers

Article Summary:

Wetpixel publisher Eric Cheng has published an in-depth summary of his back-up strategy on his journal. Eric backs up over 10 terrabytes of pictures, video and project data, and although many people will not have this amount of information, it is critical that back-up strategies are implemented early on, and can expand as data volumes increase. HD or 4K resolution video, as well as higher resolution stills, mean that traditional back-up strategies may well be inadequate for future purposes.

Eric’s solution involves the use of multiple RAID drives and back up locations.