Using Raids - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-06-2005, 10:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Techie
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 50
Default Using Raids

Thanks EasY_TargeT,

I will tell you the way I have my HD set up and you tell me if you think there is any of those raid that could help me to automatically back up my data.

I have:

Drive C: System 60 GB, for the XP pro, installed applications and drivers

Drive D: Personal 120 GB, for personal data, work ect

Drive 120 GB partitioned into: E Music 48 GB, F Applications 48 GB, BackupSystem 14 GB (for an image of my C: drive)

Drive J: 320 GB, To back up all these drives

The way I usually do it is by partitioning this big drive into “Music”, “Appl”, “Personal” and “SystemBackup” and as each partition from my working drivers get new data once a few month or so I turn off my PC connect the 320 GB drive into the hard drive rack and backup a particular partition, then turn off the PC and disconnect the big backup drive again, by keeping the big backup hard drive always disconnect I keep it safe from power irregularities and virus that could destroy my data.

Do you think the way I’m doing it is the best way to go or I should change my routine to take advantage of any of any of the raid features?


QBA is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:24 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.