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2×02 hellyeah! show: Back It Up

In this safe and sound episode of the hellyeah! show, we discuss AT&T and T-Mobile, MacInTouch idiocy, the PlayStation Vita, Google Glasses, Emory’s take on backup practices, and an enlightening interview with Stefan Reitshamer, the creator of Arq, backup software for OS X.

Check out the show notes after the break…

Emory’s stuff

Alan’s stuff

Backup Briefing

  • Backup for the Mac, a brief history
    • DAT tapes, libraries, and Retrospect
    • UNIX standbys, tar, amanda, arkeia
    • ZIP, JAZ, SyQuest, CD-R, DVD-R, BD-R
    • Fixed disks, removable, CCC, Synk, rsync, Timemachine
  • Cloud Backup Services
    • SpiderOak
    • Amazon S3
    • tarsnap

Arq Interview


Alan would like to know what we're telling them this week.