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RE: To NAS or Not to NAS-More RPI adventures

Just remember that a NAS is not an alternative to backups regardless of what RAID level you use on the disks. Consumer NAS has several single points of failure including operator error. Backups can save you.

- Use separate external disk(s) to backup your NAS or

- Use another NAS to backup your NAS or

- Use a NAS to backup your disk(s)

I run a Mac Mini as my main music server but it also serves as a NAS to my networked streamers. I back it up periodically to external disks and certain items also get backed up to a cloud service.

Good luck!

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