After a recent scare, I am looking at ways to improve my backup method using items that I already own. Buying a raid system is not in the plans for now. Here is my current plan of attack: Main MacBookPro Hard Drive: 256GB SSD Main MBP Storage HD in OWC Data Doubler: 750GB Factory HD -Partitions -280GB Backup of SSD - Emergency Boot Drive in case of SSD failure -470GB Main Portable Storage External HDs -500GB OWC Elite Mini - Portable backup of 470GB Main Portable Storage -2TB Seagate GoFlex - Storage of completed projects and Backup Storage -3TB Seagate GoFlex - Backup of Everything HD -Partitions -1st 280GB Backup of SSD -2nd 500GB Backup of 470GB Main Portable Storage -3rd 2.1 TB Backup of 2TB Seagate GoFlex I am also running Crash Plan What do you guys think? What would you do differently? btw, I also shoot a lot of wedding cinematography and thats why I need to have a lot of storage.