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Business Continuity Backups

As a professional photographer for over 15 years, I have generated an image archive that consumes nearly 20 terabytes of drive space. Although I go to great lengths to ensure this data is safe and backed up to multiple on-site and off-site locations, it’s far from being the only thing happening in my daily backup routine. In this post, I want to talk about what I refer to as business continuity backups. These are backups that are a part of my daily, automated backup routine, and they are specifically created with business continuity in mind.

How to Clean Install macOS Catalina

macOS Catalina is usually installed as an upgrade over an existing version of the Mac OS. But you can also perform a clean install, which places a pristine version of macOS Catalina on a drive of your choice.  A clean...

How to Create a Bootable macOS Catalina Installer

A bootable version of the macOS Catalina installer is one of the often-overlooked tools a Mac user should have on hand before upgrading to or performing a clean install of Catalina. The bootable installer you create in this guide will...

Mojave Upgrade Vs. Clean Install: We Explore the Options

When you’re ready to install macOS Mojave, you’ll need to choose between two different install methods. The default is an upgrade install, which will update the version of the Mac operating system currently on your startup drive to macOS Mojave,...