I need to store a backup of about 7TB of data. I could build a RAID5 array and just store everything on it, but I dont really need access to it unless its an emergency, so having those drives spinning 24/7 is pointless.
I was thinking about getting an external HD dock, and just store data on 2TB drives that I would just keep unplugged somewhere.
Are there any considerations for long term storage of large drives full of data? Naturally I wouldn't have anything RAIDed, it would just be split over the drives.