Cloud Backups for Music Library

Michael Zacherl mubar05 at
Tue Mar 5 20:57:08 CET 2019

+1 for both!
The odds that your thought-out rotary backup system fails are virtually about the same the 3rd party service fails in any kind.
And if it’s just the connection you rely on to get your data back _in time_, for your gig, for instance.

Murphy’s Law is not a myth here. 

> On 3 Mar 2019, at 17:04, Jay Vaughan <ibisum at> wrote:
>> Note: I am mostly interested in backing up my large 1T collection of recorded music, i.e. my music library.
> A controversial opinion: you don’t need a cloud service.  Don’t be lazy, use good computing practices and be *sure* you have backups.

On 3 Mar 2019, at 18:45, Joost Schuttelaar <joost at> wrote:

> I also don’t use a cloud service, simply Time Machine to an external drive for local backups. Remote sync to 
> a box I manage myself (indeed, just rsync). And an image a year on cheap USB drive that I put 
> in the cabinet.


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