Articles tagged: DVD
Choosing the right long-term storage media is part of protecting your data from degradation or other forms of loss. But there’s more to it than just media.
The best way to prepare for needing an installation disc is to create one before you need it. I’ll review some approaches.
Technologies change, media wears out, hardware that we once took for granted becomes difficult to find. How does all this impact the archives of our digital lives?
DVDs can be a clumsy solution for backing up – especially if you want to take a full system image. It’s much better to go for an external hard drive.
Scheduling regular backups is an important step in your overall backup strategy. But they do have to run when your computer is on and accessible.
A new computer might burn DVDs faster depending on what’s limiting your burning speed now. It could be the CPU, but it could also be something else.