The volume should only be half full, but installers and other software complains there’s insufficient free space. What to do.
Making backups of carefully-selected active folders ever hour using ChronoSync, and with Time Machine.
Implementing a more efficient backup strategy than simply turning Time Machine on and hoping.
Do you have VMs or other large files, and use Time Machine for backups? Here’s how to make those backups quicker and more compact.
Changing to an SSD RAID system forced me to rethink what I needed to back up and when, rather than just leaving to Time Machine.
Time Machine seems to be the only backup system which also backs up the Versioning database on each volume. Is that useful though?
The plan was simple: replace my 8 year-old Promise Pegasus RAID system with a shiny new SSD RAID system, for Time Machine backups. What could go wrong?
What to do, when you can, before taking or sending your Mac in for service or repair. What about FileVault? And Activation Lock?
Time Machine has changed in Catalina, but details haven’t been provided. How best to prepare to upgrade, and how to address its problems.
Snapshots are one of the crown jewels of APFS, and very powerful. Why then has Apple made them almost impossible to use?