Honeycrisp, the other proprietary apple.

I’m a big fan of Fuji apples — together with Royal Galas they are, in my opinion, the sweetest apples for eating that you can get. But there’s another apple that’s in season right now, called the Honeycrisp. I did a bit of Googling and found that their taste compared favourably with my preferred eating apples of choice, so I ordered some from my online grocer.

That was before I found this link…

Grokking grep and data disasters.

I’m not talking about the Linux vulnerability that my otherwise awesome web host apparently suffered through — though having this humble site go down for nigh on three days was certainly bad. No, I’m talking about a little data disaster of my own. I’m posting it here in the hopes that I can learn from my own mistakes.

And maybe you can too, before it’s too late…