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QuestionLazy Dev's Backup solution Pin
musicm12230-Oct-14 10:02
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So I'm a remote software developer looking for a relatively simple and easy backup and restoring option as I am responsible for managing my own tech.

What I have:
-I have remote source control backup (Visual Studio Online\Github)
-I have GDrive synced for my important files.

I was looking at carbonite (they require an external hard drive) and this article by Scott Hanselman (NAS backup).

My Ideal Setup
-Does not take up room on my current hard drive
-Can be done via network
-Does not require my laptop to physically hook into an external hard drive or other device.
-Can be done (or scripted) to work passively
-If possible I would like an image of my hard drive
-If my drive stops working I'd like to have a mirror up painlessly. (I have an SSD so I'm a little worried about how things will end)
-Allows me to work at different locations without carrying an external hard drive that can be dropped and damaged.

Maybe I'm being to demanding for what I want. Or maybe I'm just too lazy.

Let me know what you all think. Is there an ideal solution for folks on the go? Or any suggestions.

What are your Backup and Restore Solutions ?

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