Chapter 13. Data Management and Backup

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We have already touched on the recurring theme of data management at various points in the book. This chapter addresses the subject in detail and introduces a number of different image management systems. It is impossible to stress the importance of a structured image data management system enough. This includes not only a good image browser and a well-structured database, but also a solid and well-thought-out file naming system and an appropriate folder structure.

An integral part of every data management system is a working storage and backup system that you stick to, whether you think you need to or not. ...

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