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Backup tester

Backups rarely get used
 
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Backups rarely get tested and when they get tested they sometimes fail.

So I propose a solution: A program is configured to write its files through a driver*. The driver decides where to save and open files from.

Every time the application is shut down, the file system driver makes a backup and then when the software is re- opened it switches to a backup location and reads and writes from there.

This way your backup media gets tested.

*FUSE or Windows Or Windows File system proxy https://github.com/billziss- gh/winfsp

chronological, Mar 02 2020

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