I was feeling all smug about having my DVD collection ripped to a 1TB external drive.. until the disk inevitably failed. Should've backed up
Disk failure only affected one partition. Could have lost our photo archive going back 10 years. Gulp. Oh, hello Amazon Glacier.
Backup thumb drive + Dropbox Pro + Amazon Glacier should do it for now. Local RAID system is a maybe but online == immune to burglars & fire