When it comes to protecting our photography data we all know we should do it, but for a lot of us, we don’t know how to protect our data from loss. Should we use a RAID 1 or a RAID 6, striping or mirroring, NAS or DAS? I use KISS, or Keep It Simple Stupid.
Of course, each system or approach has its advantages and disadvantages and not all approaches are appropriate for everyone. The amount of risk you can withstand of losing data, along with the cost in time and money, along with the ease or difficulty of protecting your data should all be considered when implementing a data protection plan. It can become complicated and overwhelming, but for the majority of us, it doesn’t have to be.
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