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File corruption detection strategy

due to current high price of hdds, I would like to switch from running RAID1 to JBOD + offsite backup (Backblaze). In theory it's a much better approach (if PC gets fried by lighting strike, I still ...
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how to backup only files paths, names, sizes and checksums?

I'm looking for an application which will allow me to select some folders, and then regularly backup only complete paths, names, sizes and checksums of the files within those folders and their ...
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Is verifying a MD5 sum after copying 100GB of data safe?

I'm copying 100GB from a Windows 7 workstation to 2 external drives (if you have only one backup, then you have none). All files have a MD5 checksum. I've verified all MD5 checksums on the external ...
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2answers
652 views

Verification of files on backup media - after the backup

I have a system in place where I back up my work files daily to a portable hard drive. I actually have two portable hard drives - one is stored off-site and I swap them regularly. I also keep my ...
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2answers
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Which backup apps verify the checksum of what they've written?

I've been using TeraCopy and DirSyncPro for moving & syncing large file sets (1.5TB) between 3 locations- a SMB NAS share, a local drive & an external. Neither of these solutions are quite ...
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tool for maintain incrementally the checksum of a large set of files

I need a tool to generate and maintain the checksum (MD5, SHA1, it does not matter) of all files in a folder or a set of folders, recursively. Sometimes I will add/update/remove some files and I ...