Guides to setting up a media storage system, backing it up, and recovering from failures
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Backup, Recovery, & Maintenance Howtos

Backup Howtos

  • MergerFS & CrashPlan:
    • pooled storage w/ mergerfs
    • offsite backup via CrashPlan
    • N drives used for raw storage
    • Recovery of drives or individual files (versioned)
  • MergerFS, CrashPlan, & SnapRaid:
    • pooled storage w/ mergerfs
    • offsite backup via CrashPlan
    • local backup and corruption detection/correction via SnapRaid
    • 1+ drives dedicated to parity (must be as large as the largest storage drive)
    • N drives for raw storage
  • ZFS & CrashPlan (TBD):
    • pooled storage, corruption detection/correcton, redundency w/ ZFS
    • offsite backup via CrashPlan
  • BTRFS & CrashPlan (TBD):
    • pooled storage, corruption detection/correcton, redundency w/ BTRFS
    • offsite backup via CrashPlan

Recovery Howtos

Maintenance Howtos

Setup Howtos