I was cleaning up some Nextcloud directories and found an ugly bug that somehow led to Nextcloud deleting nearly all of the 2 GBs of data. That was the perfect time to go for some restore drill of my multi-level backup concept.
I adopted the “3-2-1” backup strategy a bit and spread my backups to local disks (Synology Diskstation and the Homeserver) and two remote targets: Wasabi and Amazon Cloud Drive. Currently I still enjoy the unlimited storage plan, let’s see how long this will last.
Needless to say that all backups are encrypted, even these in my house.
I backup all data of the Windows PC since this is the main computer. My Mac is configured to backup a selective subset of the data using Arq and a full backup via Time Machine to my Diskstation. The Homeserver is also scheduled to backup important data using duplicity-backup.sh to Wasabi.
The Diskstation is configured to backup itself on a external disk connected via USB and also to backup the important stuff via the AWS S3 Integration to Wasabi.
Total cost of Wasabi: about 10$ a month for about 2 TB of data.
So, how is your backup strategy going?