computers

Storing Data in the Cloud - Part III - Data Ownership and Summary

Continuing from Part I about performance and bandwidth in the cloud and Part II about data protection, resiliency and location, this post discusses data ownership and summarizes my approach to choosing a cloud service.
 
Data Ownership

What to Consider When Moving to the Cloud

 

Whether we like it or not, nearly every online service we consume uses or is moving to “The Cloud”.  This is particularly true of mobile devices.  This can be quite convenient and you might not be aware that you are even using it.  But for businesses and people who are concerned about their data it can be difficult to sort the hype from the reality for these cloud services.  Read more »

How to Protect Your DropBox Data

As has been mentioned here before,  DropBox and services like it have a lot of interesting  uses. The problem though is that for the security conscious these uses are limited and to the security unconscious they are downright dangerous. This isn't specific to DropBox, however. If, like me, you are deep deep down the rabbit hole with Google services then you have the same issue there as well. Read more »

What and Where to Recycle in the Lower Mainland

There's a lot more recycling going on these days, and it's difficult to know who takes what.  Check out the list below and be amazed by what you can recycle!

Computer Hardware/Peripherals Recycling
Once you've had your fill of the blue screen of death or your machine spontaneously rebooting and have explored all the avenues of updating/repairing, there are a lot of local alternatives to trashing your hardware. Read more »

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