storage

Adding hard drives to a Drobo 5D3

Drobo sent me a 5D3 direct-attached storage (DAS) unit for me to explore and play with and I wanted to share with you what I discovered. First, the 5D3 has

Securing your photos with cloud backup

Throughout my photographic career, I’ve tried several backup solutions both on-site and in the cloud. Having lost some photographs in the past, it was important for me to get a

Migrating Data to a New Drobo Device

After several years with my trusty Drobo generation 3 RAID, it was starting to give me a few issues. And after trying all the troubleshooting steps and contacting support, I

Essential Backup Habits photo of a disassembled hard drive

Super Important Habits for Saving Photographs part 1

(Editor’s note: Photofocus author Tim Grey tackles the nine most important backup habits for photographers in this three-part, easy to digest series. Check-in for the second installment next Tuesday.) Every photographer

How Much Speed Does a Photographer Need

It’s the age old question since we’ve started to shoot digital. How can I make my workflow faster? More efficient? Or more importantly, how can I get more free time

Building a Bulletproof Backup

First, let’s be clear. Bulletproof is not Fail Safe. In the real world of shooting with guns, bulletproof doesn’t exist. The term is “bullet resistant.” The idea behind the “bulletproof”

Introducing the Drobo 5C

Drobo’s newest entry into affordable, safe storage–the Drobo 5C is available today. What’s new? Watch my interview with Drobo CEO Mihir Shah and Chief Technology Officer Rod Harrison as they