Solved

Management of 60 GB of data

Posted on 2004-10-10
6
212 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
I have 60GB of data that I wish to access both at home and at work. I have had many difficulties trying to keep two copies that are synchronised with each other. I have used ghost images to store the data every few months. There are over 500,000 files and I need easy access. I do not want any system that requires a lot of maintenance.
0
Comment
Question by:kjcduffy
  • 3
  • 2
6 Comments
 
LVL 95

Expert Comment

by:Lee W, MVP
ID: 12271531
What about leaving the data on ONE system and remotely accessing it, using Remote Desktop, VNC, PC Anywhere, GoToMyPC.com
0
 
LVL 95

Expert Comment

by:Lee W, MVP
ID: 12271540
And of course, you could also get an external drive (USB 2.0) and put the data there.  Then you just carry the external hard drive with you and plug it in whereever you are.
0
 

Author Comment

by:kjcduffy
ID: 12271582
Thank you.
I have used GoToMyPC before and found it too messy and slow.
0
Get up to 2TB FREE CLOUD per backup license!

An exclusive Black Friday offer just for Expert Exchange audience! Buy any of our top-rated backup solutions & get up to 2TB free cloud per system! Perform local & cloud backup in the same step, and restore instantly—anytime, anywhere. Grab this deal now before it disappears!

 
LVL 95

Expert Comment

by:Lee W, MVP
ID: 12271585
Remote Desktop is fast - I use it all the time.  HOWEVER, you need XP Pro at target computer and to have ports forwarded/firewall holes to allow port 3389 to receive connections (depending on which system you leave the data on).
0
 
LVL 23

Accepted Solution

by:
rhandels earned 500 total points
ID: 12272186
Hi,

Although i do agree with leew that you best option is to use Remote Desktop, i also could beleive that the fact that you need inet access is somewhat of a hassle..

To be honest with you, i wouldn't share this much data on both the network at the office and at home.. But, if you absolutely need them, i would guess you don't access or change all the files in these 60GB data. Try to look for files that keep on changing and put them in a different folde then the files that don't change.. Then, make sure to set up Offline files and folders on this folder (instead of the full 60Gb). This will save you a lot of sync time and the effect is the same..
0
 

Author Comment

by:kjcduffy
ID: 12272577
Thank you for all your comments. Especially rhandels.
Regards KD
0

Featured Post

What Should I Do With This Threat Intelligence?

Are you wondering if you actually need threat intelligence? The answer is yes. We explain the basics for creating useful threat intelligence.

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

I have written before on the benefits of using a Boot media other than your HDD when it has become infected.   The article I wrote about creating a bootable CD/DVD/USB (http://e-e.com/A_2343.html) was mainly concerned with building a UBCD4Win on CD …
In this article, I provide some information on storage disks which go into calculations that will help you figure out how much Input/output Operations Per Second (IOPS) your disk subsystem can deliver. To effectively size & tune up applications l…
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target. To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…
Excel styles will make formatting consistent and let you apply and change formatting faster. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Excel's built-in styles, how to modify styles, and how to create your own. You'll also learn how to use your custo…

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

17 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now