Category: Interest

Performing Network Backups? Use a Data Container!

If you’re performing full image backups to NAS or RDX, you’ll want to seriously consider making a data container; especially for point in time restores.

How Secure Are Your Passwords? Probably Not Very.

Using numbers and symbols in your passwords to keep them secure? You’re doing it wrong. Chances are, all you’re doing is making it harder for you to remember – and super easy for a computer […]

Virus Injected Into DNA and Used to Hack a Computer

Researchers have successfully proven that viruses can be weaponized to infect computers and take them over. And if that’s not the premise of a dystopian sci-fi novel, I don’t know what is. The University of Washington […]

Backup Jobs in BackupAssist: Which One To Use?

When you first open BackupAssist’s backup tab, you may be surprised by the number of different backup jobs you can perform. But which one do you choose? This article answers that very question. In it, […]

Is Tape Dead Or Not? IBM Record Break Raises Questions

IPM have broken a world record in data storage; and they’ve done it on tape. IBM fitted a whopping 330TB of uncompressed data on a palm-sized tape, smashing the record for magnetic tape storage density. […]

How To Successfully Maintain Your Server

Even the best set-up server requires occasional maintenance. Here’s a ten point checklist on how to go about performing your own server upkeep and monitoring. Ticking these off can greatly minimize instances of server failure. 1. Check […]