[LINK] Navitaire was a Virgin, and now Blue as well
Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au
Tue Oct 12 18:56:03 EST 2010
At 17:59 +1100 12/10/10, Stilgherrian wrote:
>Gentle Linkers, when was the last time you tested the process for
>restoring your own computer from backup, including data,
>applications and their configuration? And how long did it take?
6 months ago.
Which followed the last time that we changed the backup arrangements.
The bad news is ... that's *usually* the last time I've tested them,
and the gap between BU re-arrangemnts is measured in multiples of
Aside: The good news is that I've only ever needed backups a couple
of times in the 26 years since the original Mac came out - and each
of those was to fix manual blunders I'd made, not because of
Apple is sliding downhill, but moreso in its philosophy and the
software side than hardware. Mind you, I haven't bought a new
machine in 4 or 5 years, so maybe the hardware's sliding now as well
Roger Clarke http://www.rogerclarke.com/
Xamax Consultancy Pty Ltd 78 Sidaway St, Chapman ACT 2611 AUSTRALIA
Tel: +61 2 6288 1472, and 6288 6916
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Visiting Professor in the Cyberspace Law & Policy Centre Uni of NSW
Visiting Professor in Computer Science Australian National University
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