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Old June 5th, 2015, 02:58 AM   #16
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Re: RAID? Backup workflow? Harddrive strategy?

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Reviving this topic a bit:
There must be a piece of Mac software that will track what has been backed up and what has not? So I can only replace what is necessary each day and not the whole darn thing (like 9TB)?
Chronosync is perfect for this.
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Old June 16th, 2015, 07:44 AM   #17
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Re: RAID? Backup workflow? Harddrive strategy?

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- I store all my original footage on a Synology 1815+ RAID NAS
- Create a new library on a Thunderbolt LaCie RAID in FCPX for each new job.
- Copy all source materials into the library so they're duplicated and "complete" (since some jobs may pull from several master directories)
- Store final edits on DropBox
- Backup completed libraries to external drives for off-site storage

This seems to work pretty well for me.
Is it possible for FCPX to open and edit projects directly off the Synology NAS? Not that it would be speedy, but to grab a quick clip or render a short bit without copying the whole works back to the DAS would be helpful...
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