I live between New Zealand and Australia. My main computer is a high-spec Toshiba laptop. I am a serious photographer and I use a serious Eizo screen for example, in both places. I have a Drobo with 4x1tb drives. Problem is twofold:
- my computer died the other day and needed a complete reinstall. BUT I found I could not restore programs like Lightroom from the backup. So Drobo was no help at all. I did have all my pix backed up and recovered them, tho.
- pretty obviously, I do not want to travel with my Drobo box under my arm.
Do others use Drobo as “primary” storage, with everything on it, programs, data, the lot? Nothing on the C: drive at all?
If not, can anyone point me in the right direction? I love it, but I fear I am not getting the best use out of it. I don’t know how to mix’n’match the laptop with Drobo.