How can you tell what causing a backup to run so slowly? If it is this bug, what can you do about it? A plain user’s guide.
Time Machine seems to be the only backup system which also backs up the Versioning database on each volume. Is that useful though?
When making a first full backup of less than 2 GB takes 86 minutes, and you then can’t restore from it anyway.
Here’s what happens when a Time Machine backup, normally the first, slows to the point where it’s just never going to finish.
The three tools which Apple provides to control Time Machine are its System Preferences pane, the Time Machine […]
There’s a small selection of tools available which work with Time Machine, supplement it, or replace it altogether. […]
How can you tell what was backed up when Time Machine last ran a routine backup? Here’s one way to find out, and detailed info on its support files.
Why you should always protect backup storage with a UPS. Should you also rebuild its directories every month? And when to archive rather than back up.
How to check Time Machine backups, and investigate any errors which may have occurred – the easy way using Ulbow.
From its first release, Time Machine has been designed to back up over a network. So why the problems? And how you can make your own NAS.