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The Importance of a Good Backup

It can never be stressed too much how important it is to maintain a sound backup policy, which includes testing the backups to ensure that they will actually work when you need them. A Swedish Professor recently found out how important this is when he had a laptop stolen which contained material that had not been backed up.

Much to the professor's surprise, a week later he was sent a USB thumb drive that had been taken along with the laptop. On the thumb drive were all the files from the laptop, conveniently backed up for the professor by the thief.

21 October 2010

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