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July 22, 2009

Scared of the FAIL Whale? Backup Your Tweets

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You already know that there’s a 50/50 chance that Twitter will be down when you go to login. But what if the service went down for the count? I know it’s highly unlikely, but as we enter the digital age at full stride, it’s a safe bet that there will be some harsh lessons learned. Don’t be a victim. read more

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January 2, 2009

JournalSpace blogging platform dies: why you must keep your own backups

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It may not have been the largest free blogging platform available, but for anyone who used JournalSpace for their blog the events of the last week were catastrophically significant.

Three days ago, JournalSpace lost all of its data. Yes, all of it. The hardware itself was intact, which means that either the OS X Server suffered a major failure or someone with malicious intent wiped the hard drives. read more

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