In today's digital age, our lives are heavily reliant on data. From precious photos and important documents to work-related files, data is invaluable. That's why it's crucial to understand the significance of data backup.
Data loss can occur due to various reasons, including hardware failures, accidental deletions, and malware attacks. Without a proper backup system in place, you risk losing your valuable data forever.
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Silo is a modern solution that provides a safe and convenient way to back up your data. It involves storing your files and documents on remote servers, which you can access from anywhere with an internet connection as if it were a local drive on your Windows machine.
For the purposes of this tutorial, we will be using Storj, a distributed, decentralized cloud storage network with over twenty-five thousand (25,000) nodes hosting over 24 petabytes of data (24 million GB).
Here's a simple step-by-step guide on how to back up your data using Silo with Storj as the backend hosting your data:
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Silo requires WinFSP to operate on the Windows operating system.
WinFSP requires less than 10mb of space and can be installed with the default settings.
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We'll be using "X:" to mount our Storj bucket to the X:/ drive
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To mount multiple drives, Silo premium is offered at $26.00/year to support development costs. It features support for multiple drives, provider-compatible encryption, and many more features.
For more information, visit silo.network/download