What is the difference between an image and snapshot?
I came across this article describing how this snapshot technology will change the future of backup and recovery.
http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/ ... i_77057998
If you are just at your desktop and NO applications open, but there are some programs running in background is a SNAPSHOT a safe way to go in order to backup a the enitre HD not a partition then allow a FULL system restore? Before this always was done thru DOS.
I just want to back up my 40GB C: (Win2KPro) to 20GB D: drive. I was trying to find the best method to accomplish this.
I burn my documents with NERO uisng the multisession feature. That works great to back up data.
Is compression safe to use for backup images or snapshots?
I would be interested to hear the expert thoughts.
Thanks in advance!