The Great Hard Drive Consolidation of 2012

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The Great Hard Drive Consolidation of 2012

The Great Hard Drive Consolidation of 2012 begins: sorting through sixteen hard drives to back up their contents to a single network drive and a backup drive. It’s going to take a while. Some of the drives have dead power supplies, some have faulty enclosures, some are bound to have errors. I recently bought an All In One docking adapter do I could finally start this often-postponed job. If you’re one of the several people waiting for me to copy data from an old job for you, I’m working on it!

3 thoughts on “The Great Hard Drive Consolidation of 2012

  • July 2, 2012 at 11:49 pm
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    What solution did you go for?
    Do you have a full blog ?

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  • July 3, 2012 at 3:51 am
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    I’m backing up files “by hand”, manually checking each folder on each old drive and copying only the data I want to keep to my main data drive. But once it is copied I use an automated mirroring application to back up to a network drive.

    This website is the closest thing I have to a blog, but as you see I have gotten out of the habit of using it. I’m trying to use it more. And now it won’t let me post this comment.

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  • July 3, 2012 at 9:03 pm
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    Oh ok, not going down the NAS road ?
    With that many drives, I’m surprised you haven’t gone for a rack server, but then again, they are $$$$

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