[Photograph of Neil Fraser]

Neil Fraser

For the past decade I've been a software engineer at Google in California.  In my spare time I've created a mélange of open-source software.  I've also built some rather unusual hardware.  On rare occasions I've even been known to write something interesting.

Logarithmic Backup Thursday, 31 January 2019

There are many types of backup rotation schemes. However, none of the existing schemes appear to make maximum use of the available disk space, and provide optimum spacing between backups, and be resilient in the event of interruptions in the schedule. So we created a new backup rotation scheme: Logarithmic Backup.

[Graph of backups over time]

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